Today, Hurricane Matthew has returned to Category 4 strength as it moves toward the southeastern United States, and the current death toll in Haiti is nearly 300, according to reports by the New York Times, Washington Post and other outlets. Episcopal Relief and Development has created a Hurricane Matthew Response Fund, with online donations possible: […]
Day: October 6, 2016
The Reverend Kevin Olds is an Episcopal priest and a father, with a three-year-old son who has been diagnosed on the austism spectrum. His family’s continuing journey since that diagnosis now includes an upcoming service at his Saugus, Massachusetts parish that responds to the needs of autistic children, as reported in Wicked Local Saugus: Loud […]
Really knowing that God loves one makes a huge difference in one’s life. It doesn’t take away mental illness, and it doesn’t all by itself end debilitating isolation (though having a sensitive and aware faith community can help with that), but it unites a soul with its true purpose.
1,500 United Methodists have formed the Wesleyan Covenant Association in response to the election of Bishop Karen Oliveto, who is openly lesbian, and ordination of LGBT ministers. The association meets this week in Chicago and asserts that its intent is not to leave the United Methodist Church