Day: February 22, 2015

Global south and north agree on need to confront gender based violence

The Economist recently had an article on their Erasmus blog about Anglican churches across the globe finding common ground in the need to address gender based violence, despite their differences over other issues.  Anglicans involved in addressing these issues recently participated in a webinar. The topic was “gender-based violence” which is a catchall term that describes both …

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Greening the Church

Creation care has become an important aspect of mission and ministry for many congregations.  It is also an opportunity for ecumenical and interfaith cooperation for many.  Recently, Grace Episcopal Church in Silver Spring, MD was highlighted in an article in the Washington Post for their efforts.  They are the the third congregation in the Washington …

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The Magazine: On not praying for my friend

In January, my friend Marlene took the General Ordination Exams for priesthood. There was a call from our church for people to pray for her at specific times during the exams. I signed up for slots on all three days.

Then, like Peter denying Jesus, I went and forgot to do it. All. Three. Times.