In a brief interview with Trinity Wall Street’s Jim Melchiorre from June, Bishop Michael Curry of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina reflects on the value of The Episcopal Church in a multicultural, pluralistic society.
Day: September 25, 2011
As good as the news may have been for one Episcopal charity attacking homelessness, 37 percent of Baltimore children continue to live in poverty.
Guidelines can help keep things together, but it’s going to take more than a style guide to keep things together at this point.
Who is this “pastorpreneur”? What additional skills or training must he or she possess in order to help the church be effective? What must happen within church for there to be enough trust between priest and congregation to allow such a role to come forth? And what in the world happens to “preach, teach, and administer the sacraments”?
“Yes, Jesus can heal people of their afflictions — but if there is no affliction then there is no need of healing.”
Psalm 87 Proverbs 4:1-9 1 John 2:15-17 Luke 8:16-21 When the Metropolitan Alexis felt his life was drawing to a close, he summoned Sergius to him, wishing to bless him and appoint him as his successor. Fearfully, Sergius declined. One of the symbols of authority worn by the Metropolitan was an icon of the Blessed […]
Episcopal Relief and Development builds a well in Nicaragua.
Aren’t we, in church, hoping to be at least as alive and present as a company of actors? Why aren’t we finding strategies and means to get people off book? Where are we valuing the voice and contribution of each regular attender and each visitor?