The Revd Patricia S. Downing has posted her thoughts on the GTS News regarding her experience attending the most recent meeting of the Board of Trustees of the General Theological Seminary.
Day: October 31, 2015
Tomorrow Total Praise takes center stage at the National Cathedral during the installation of the Rt Revd Michael B Curry as the next presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church sung by the Gospel Choir of St Thomas Episcopal Church in Philadelphia PA, the first Black Episcopal Church in the US.
Resent research by the Dept of Experimental Psychology at Oxford University demonstrates that participating in corporate singing acts as an ice breaker which then promotes cohesion between folks previously unfamiliar with one another.
In a 10-minute video interview with the Episcopal News Service, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori reflects on her nine-year term in office that began Nov. 1, 2006. She discusses her vision of the reign of God on earth, her hopes for The Episcopal Church, what it has been like to be the first woman to hold the office of presiding bishop and primate, how she has been inspired and where she has found solace.
It just struck me that one day I might be one of those remembered on All Souls. It gives me a whole different perspective to think that I ought to be living so that at least one person will remember me with thanksgiving on All Souls.