Bishop of Nevada Dan Edwards has written a Pastoral Letter on the Sparks Middle School shooting on his “Bishop Dan’s Blog“. Here is an excerpt:
Day: October 23, 2013
The Arizona Star reports on the state of Arizona’s legal battle over community colleges that offer lower in-state tuition to students who qualify for the federal Deferred Action for Childhood arrivals program. Attorney General Tom Horne says he’s just doing his job:
Episcopal Relief & Development’s US Disaster Program equips Episcopal dioceses in the United States to prepare for local disasters, mitigate their impact and help the vulnerable make a full and sustained recovery.
We should add the story of the Sparks Middle School shooting to the verses in today’s first reading. The passage from Lamentations describes Jerusalem after its destruction, and after the deportation of most of its citizens to Babylon. It is full of signs that the future of these people is bleak.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby sent a video greeting to the Second Global Anglican Future (GAFCON) Conference, which is taking place in Nairobi. The transcript of his video message, along with the You Tube link to the video is found on the Archbishop’s home page.