The Episcopal bishops of Kansas, Nebraska, West Missouri and Western Kansas are teaming up to create a new School for Ministry to educate lay ministers, deacons and bi-vocational (part-time or non-stipendiary) priests. The four bishops issued the following announcement today:
Day: July 11, 2013
As we seem to have settled into weary stasis regarding the government sequester, former Democratic Sen. Byron L. Dorgan of North Dakota writes in the New York Times of the unjust hardship this has created for Native Americans. He contends that Indian country should be immediately exempted from the impact of sequestration:
From Episcopal News Service: When the Rev. Marianne Stuart celebrates Eucharist on a Sunday morning in Birmingham, Alabama, the worshipers may be in pews a few hours south in Mobile or more than a day’s drive north in New York.
From U.S. News & World Report: A group of military chaplains is launching a campaign to protect religious freedom in the U.S. Armed Forces – but only for service members of the Christian faith.
St. Benedict of Nursia Luke 14:27-33 “So, therefore, none of you can become my disciple if you do not give up all your possessions.” Not too long ago I was reminded of the period in my early twenties when I was trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life. I was …