Who says Episcopalians can’t rock? The choir of Calvary Episcopal in Williamsville, N.Y. will be performing with the Rolling Stones on July 11. From the Buffalo News’ Gusto: [Music director and choir conductor Alex] Benestelli said the choir was asked in February to perform with the Rolling Stones by a friend of his who lives […]
Day: July 1, 2015
According to National Geographic, Venus and Jupiter are closer this week than they’ve been in more than 10 years; last night and tonight they will be at their closest, separated by less than half a degree. The conjunction of the two planets may be an explanation for a Biblical phenomenon: While limited in their scientific […]
From a release posted late yesterday afternoon: The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), offered a pastoral letter June 30 to the 3.8 million members of the denomination in response to the recent Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples may now exercise the right to marry. The […]
In the Magazine this month we’ve been exploring the lived experience of marriage from within and without. This post is from powerful remarks offered at General Convention by Katrina Hamilton, deputy from the Diocese of Olympia, questioning the implicit trajectory of relationships towards marriage
Today’s Scripture reading connects God’s people with the gifts and powers that should be ours without price.