Day: October 28, 2011

“Putting the Protest Back in Protestant”

Diana Butler Bass writes that its time for the Protestant churches to remember their heritage. Especially so as many will be celebrating Reformation Day on Nov. 1 (in commemoration of Martin Luther’s posting of the 95 Theses on the door of Wittenburg Castle Church).

Christchurch to build temporary cardboard Cathedral

The people of Christchurch in New Zealand are still suffering from an ongoing series of earthquakes that began with the devastating earthquake in February. The historic Anglican Cathedral in that city was heavily damaged in the quakes and has since been closed and condemned.

Wheat and Weeds and Walls

All of the readings today include some expression of judgment between “God’s people” and the “others.” The readings address these issues in very different ways, however.

New parish stewardship resources posted

TENS (The Episcopal Network for Stewardship) has released a new website providing resources for people working in parish stewardship and looking to create broader involvement within their community.