“We need people in the community who are not talking at us but talking with us.” said Carol Scott, an emergency room physician and one of the co-directors of the program called Kindred Coaches. “We need people who can provide facts and information and can inspire.”
Community First grew to serve nearly 3,000 meals a week and, since the end of March, has served nearly 60,000 people around the area. Roslyn, with its commercial kitchen and dining hall, served as the hub for the program, supported by hundreds of volunteers from local Episcopal churches.
The Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming recognized the critical situation that COVID-19 has brought to Wyoming and determined to do what they could to help. They dedicated $1 million dollars from their Foundation to help directly fund community needs resulting from the pandemic.
“Over many decades, the Church of England failed to protect children and young people from sexual abusers, instead facilitating a culture where perpetrators could hide and victims faced barriers to disclosure that many could not overcome,” Professor Alexis Jay, chair of the inquiry, said.
“Bishop Love has violated Canon IV.4.1(c) in that his November 10,  Pastoral Directive violated the Discipline of the Church, as Resolution B012 was properly constituted and passed as an authorized revision to the BCP as expressly provided for in Constitution Article X, thus requiring that all Bishop Diocesans permit their clergy the option to utilize such rites.”
“It is start … just to be out playing was something we did not think would be possible this summer,” Episcopal coach Travis Bourgeois said. “It keeps them engaged in classes and everything else. It gives them hope.”
What do bars, dance clubs, funerals, weddings, church, choir practice, meat packing plants have in common? What can we learn from this? Dispersion may be frustrating but it is good news. We can use a scalpel instead of bludgeon and limit collateral damage. – Amy Cho, MD commenting on Zeynep Tufekci