More than four years after the unsolved murder of 19-year-old Jorge Fuentes, a group of Episcopalians in Boston, Massachusetts, will again spend Mother’s Day walking for peace in his name.
Day: May 12, 2017
A task force studying the ministry of bishops is working on “What does the church in 2017 need in bishops?” The Task Force on the Episcopacy was established by Resolution D004 of the 2015 General Convention.
“There is a confluence of issues influencing our work,” says the Very Rev. Gary Hall, a retired dean of Washington National Cathedral who serves on the task force’s canonical issues sub-committee. “Heather Cook and the lack of disclosure to the electing body is one. […]
A French exchange student describes her experience of trying to enter this country to attend school in Traverse City, Michigan and take part in the youth group at the local parish, Grace Church.
The Mormon church, the single largest sponsor of Boy Scout troops, is withdrawing from the Boy Scouts of America. Episcopal parishes should get on board with scouting right where the Mormons church are getting off.
We may think of social media as noisy, as somewhere between a constant buzz and a constant cacaphony of voices arguing, shouting, trolling.
Social media can take on a different tone when it is connected with faith practices, and over the last few years entities including the Society of St. John the Evangelist (SSJE) have explored digital ministries through projects including #AdventWord and General Convention 78’s #PrayersOf.
This year, says Jamie Coats, director of Friends of SSJE, “the Anglican Communion Office, SSJE’s […]
We start out as children with a very “Chutes and Ladders” notion of virtue and vice–do good things and you get to scoot up the ladder, do bad things and down the slide you go.