Day: March 3, 2015

Episcopal priest ready to “open a conversation” on marriage in Nebraska

Episcopal priest ready to “open a conversation” on marriage in Nebraska

Episcopal priest “is the first clergy member in North Platte to sign the Ready to Marry proclamation online, through Heartland Clergy for Inclusion, which encourages clergy to embrace unconditional love for all people.”

Cleveland congregations continue to push for police reform, city engagement

Cleveland congregations continue to push for police reform, city engagement

The Rev J. Bennett Guess, a national officer of the United Church of Christ, plans to attend Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s State of the City address tomorrow in order to speak out about the city’s response to a recent lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old shot dead shortly before Thanksgiving by […]

No clemency, but a brief reprieve in the Kelly Gissendaner case

No clemency, but a brief reprieve in the Kelly Gissendaner case

Kelly Gissendaner, scheduled to be executed first in February, and then last night, has seen her execution postponed once more. The Episcopal Café reported over the weekend on Gissendaner’s case. The mother of three was convicted of planning the murder of her husband in 1997, but is reported to have turned her life around in prison, undergoing a religious […]

Speaking to the Soul: Spring cleaning with Jesus

Speaking to the Soul: Spring cleaning with Jesus

John 2: 13-22 Jesus is in the temple and he means business. He’s come to proclaim the new covenant, even though he knows it will cost him his life. But Jesus is not a go-along-get-along guy. For openers, he won’t preach the good news surrounded by the commercial corruption that permeates the house of the […]