The good work of teens from the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, Md., has caught the eye of the Baltimore Ravens and the Baltimore Sun. Tim Schwartz writes:
Day: November 4, 2013
“ENDA, a bill that would bar employer discrimination against gays and transsexuals, got 62 votes in the Senate this afternoon,” writes Kevin Drum of Mother Jones. But:” Speaker John A. Boehner reiterated his objections to the bill on Monday, releasing a statement that said he believed it would invite too many lawsuits.” So is this …
Poverty is more pervasive than we realize, says Mark Rank in an op-ed for The New York Times. He writes:
We all know people who are very particular about where they sit in church. We may be such people ourselves. But why do we sit where we sit? Craig A Satterlee explores this question in this week’s email from the Alban Institute:
The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches elected eight new presidents today during a closed session at its proceedings in Busan, Republic of Korea. The Rt. Rev. Mark McDonald, National Indigenous Bishop for the Anglican Church of Canada, and formerly Bishop of Alaska in the Episcopal Church, was elected president for North America.
Nadia Bolz-Weber, who has been the talk of folks who are looking for ways to made Christianity more compelling to young people who don’t trust the church, has finally caught the attention of the mainstream media.
Monday, November 4, 2013 — Week of Proper 26, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 56, 57,  (morning) // 64, 65 (evening) Nehemiah 6:1-19 Revelation 10:1-11 Matthew 13:36-43 Our second reading today contains a …