Day: June 10, 2014

Executive Council talks about “the ask”

Here’s Mary Frances Schjonberg’s report on the meeting of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church no underway in Phoenix: The liveliest discussion during the opening session of the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council June 10-12 meeting here surrounded how much money the General Convention ought to ask dioceses to contribute to the church-wide budget – […]

The spiritual crisis behind gun violence, and the church’s response

In the wake mass shootings recently in Oregon, Nevada, Washington and California, Bishop Dan Edwards of Nevada asks what is at the root of these spasms of violence and how the church should respond: In the aftermath of gun violence, we reflexively say we need better regulation of firearms and we need more mental health […]

“All y’all come unto me”: Bishop Curry talks about the Eucharist

The Scholar Priest Initiative is producing a series of videos “to communicate — clearly, compellingly — what The Episcopal Church believes and does, to ‘show and tell’ our way of faith and our way of life.” The series will feature “everyday Episcopalians addressing and exemplifying what we believe and how that belief shapes they way […]

Bishop Lane speaks up for gun sense

Bishop Stephen Lane of the Diocese of Maine writes that a few easy fixes to his state’s gun laws could save lives. In an oped in the Bangor Daily News, Lane mentions the work of the 52-member Bishops Against Gun Violence group within the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops. According to its website the groups […]

The Biggest Mystery of All

Trinity Sunday The Reverend David Sellery, Author, Resource Creator and Retreat Leader. Committed to a vocation that focuses on encountering God in the midst of everyday life, I serve as an Episcopal priest who seeks to proclaim the good news of God in Christ in worship, pastoral care, education, stewardship, congregational development and community outreach, […]