Commemoration of Education for Ministry, EfM, can be one source), meetings, retreats, background checks, examinations and, most visibly, work within the church as directed by the bishop and the rector to whom the candidate is assigned . It takes several years and in the end, the new deacon is entitled to wear the collar and […]
Day: October 10, 2014
Dean of Mike Kinman offers a story of hope in the midst of tragedy:
In an essay for America, the Jesuit weekly, Nathan Schneider places the ongoing crisis at General Theological Seminary in the context of labor relations in higher education. He writes: [The] crisis is not GTS’s alone. It is a crisis for any community of faith in which cherished rights are being twisted into excuses for repression.
The New York Times reports: Reaching across gulfs of age, gender, faith, nationality and even international celebrity, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the 2014 peace prize on Friday to Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India.
Friday, October 10, 2014 – Proper 22, Year Two [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 140, 142 (morning) // 141, 143:1-11(12) (evening) Micah 3:9-4:5 Acts 24:24-25:12 Luke 8:1-15 For many Christians, reading and knowing the Bible is […]