In 1913 Hudson Stuck, Archdeacon of the Yukon and the Artic, organized a party for an attempt to be the first to reach the summit of Denali (Mount McKinley). The group reached the summit on June 7, 1913. Alaskan native Walter Harper was first to reach the summit.
Day: June 7, 2021
On property owned by St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Clinton Hill, Brooklyn an 17-story apartment tower will rise. The current parish hall is being demolished to make way for the tower. The developer has a 99-year ground lease with the church. Thirty percent of the housing will be affordable. And there will be space in the new building for church operations.
Like the Greatest Generation, the Classes of 2020 have been “formed and forged in a crucible of hardship,” as the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry ’75, D.D. ’20 told graduates in his Commencement address. “Part of your most important formation as human beings has happened in the crucible not of a Great Depression, but of a great pandemic.
“Let’s explore how we, as people of faith, can join those who are not only moving from languishing to flourishing… but also discover a much more vital faith.”