Day: April 29, 2015

Baltimore Symphony planning #OneBaltimore concert

Baltimore Symphony planning #OneBaltimore concert

The #OneBaltimore hashtag has marked many online conversations surrounding the protests of the last few days. The Baltimore Symphony has announced a #OneBaltimore concert this Sunday, May 3, collaborating with the Soulful Symphony: In light of the recent events surrounding the death of Freddie Gray and the civil unrest in our beloved city, we are […]

Last night’s #ChSocM talked about social media, prayer and #Baltimore community support

Last night’s #ChSocM talked about social media, prayer and #Baltimore community support

Last night’s #ChSocM chat (a weekly moderated event by @ChSocM, which focuses on social media, the church and faith, and founded by Meredith Gould) centered on Baltimore and the social media response to events there. A transcript of the conversation has been posted on Storify, linked through the #ChSocM blog. The discussion, moderated this week […]

General Convention 2015 announces presiders, preachers; invites prayer through social media

General Convention 2015 announces presiders, preachers; invites prayer through social media

The Episcopal Church has announced the presiders and preachers for General Convention 2015. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will preside and preach on the opening day of General Convention, June 25, and on Sunday, June 28; for closing Eucharist on July 3 she will preside while the Presiding Bishop-Elect will preach. This year’s General Convention […]

The passing of Jayne Meadows; the resurrection of a cathedral for racial healing

The passing of Jayne Meadows; the resurrection of a cathedral for racial healing

Her childhood was spent in China, as the daughter of missionaries, her father an Episcopal priest who held Easter services during the Communist rule, despite death threats. When she came to Rhode Island, she spoke three languages including English and Mandarin. The family left China after a bomb landed on their dining room table: …there […]