At my church, visitors cannot figure out where our front door is. The place, a traditional cathedral structure, is a fortress. Beautiful? Yes. Cold and unwelcoming? Probably, at least for first-time visitors. So I read with interest a recent commentary by Carin Ruff about Episcopal worship space and access. She writes about two churches, starting […]
Day: June 28, 2012
The new house would consist of diocesan bishops, bishops co-adjutor and suffragan bishops; two clergy deputies and two lay deputies from each diocese. The presiding officer would be a bishop chosen by the bishops eligible to vote at the convention and approved by the deputies.
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Update: The U. S. Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in a 5-4 decision. We will be posting links to the responses of religious organizations as we receive them.
Reflection on Sunday’s Gospel Mark 5:21-43 Isolated and aloneWoman of bloodpours herself towardsthe fabric of life. Dewdrop of hopeslips down the threadto the womanwith outstretched hands See more on today’s gospel at what the tide brings in. She is the author of
In 1960 it didn’t matter whether you were rich or poor, college-educated or a high-school dropout—almost all American women waited until they were married to have kids. Now 57 percent of women with high-school degrees or less education are unmarried when they bear their first child.
Water, Bread and Wine: Should we offer communion to people before they are baptized? asks the reader to say “yes” or “no” to the question, but after reading this book, I think I can say “yes” to every single person’s essay in this book, no matter which “side” they were asked to champion.