Day: March 9, 2016

From TEC: Episcopal, Anglican women gather for 60th annual UN Commission meeting

From TEC: Episcopal, Anglican women gather for 60th annual UN Commission meeting

A release from The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs: Episcopal, Anglican women gather in NYC for 60th annual UN Commission meeting March 14-24 [March 9, 2016] The 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York City March 14 to March 24 will gather women from […]

During Lent, parishes focusing on refugee crisis through art

During Lent, parishes focusing on refugee crisis through art

Art, commissioned and invited, is telling the stories of resettled refugees at parishes in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Washington, D.C. Episcopal News Service reports on two Lenten projects, one at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity (NY): “Facing America: Portraits of Refugees Resettling in the United States,” a photography exhibit on display at St. Ann and […]

In Washington state, a step toward home

In Washington state, a step toward home

The parking lot of St. Anne’s Episcopal in Washougal, Washington, has become a sanctuary of a different sort. The Reverend Jessie Smith, vicar of St. Anne’s, has set in place a program that allows homeless to be able to car camp nights in the church parking lot. Those homeless include Cory Soderberg, interviewed for a […]