Episcopal clergy and laity blessed animals at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo on St. Francis Day. It was the inaugural event of St. Francis the Wanderer, a mission of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia to take liturgy outside the walls and into public places.
Day: October 29, 2012
Episcopal Relief & Development has reached out to partners in the Caribbean and along the US East Coast, from the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina to the Diocese of Massachusetts, as they prepare for and respond to Hurricane Sandy.
While it may be too late to act on these disaster preparedness checklists this time, we offer this excellent advisory that the Rev. Linda Grenz, soon to be canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Rhode Island, sent to parishes in her state today.
The United Methodist Church’s highest court halted a plan by church leadership to essentially end job security for 31,000 “elders,” or ordained clergy, in a Sunday ruling.
Please send news and requests for prayers and other kinds of help in the comments. We realize that soon many of you may not have the electrical power to respond online, so consider tweeting your information to @episcopalcafe with the has tag #SandyTEC
The experience of being conquered or assaulted by evil is always temporary and passing. The triumph of the Lamb is eternal and eternally present. Hold fast. Do not fear. The empire always crumbles and decays. True community, grounded in divine love, eternally triumphs.
The Anglican Consultative Council meeting in (Mary Frances Schjonberg of ENS reports: