Margaret Wessel Walker

Opinion: Ageism in the church

Opinion: Ageism in the church

Recently, the Crusty Old Dean published a blog post on ageism in the church.  He was responding to the age demographics of the nominees put forward by the Joint Nominating Committee.  COD noted that “60% of the nominees were over the age of 60, and 81% were over the age of 50.”  His theory is that this is due to systemic ageism against young people.  As a young Episcopalian myself, I can vouch for there being a lot of obstacles […]

Presiding Bishop and President of the House of Deputies address sexual assault

Presiding Bishop and President of the House of Deputies address sexual assault

In a letter released today, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies, Rev. Gay Clark Jennings invite the members of the Episcopal Church to spend Ash Wednesday and Lent meditating on how “we in the church have failed to stand with women and other victims of abuse and harassment.”

Press Release: Episcopal Relief & Development welcomes Josephine Hicks as Vice President for Episcopal Church Programs

Press Release: Episcopal Relief & Development welcomes Josephine Hicks as Vice President for Episcopal Church Programs

Episcopal Relief and Development issued the following press release today:

NEW YORK: Episcopal Relief & Development welcomes Josephine Hicks as Vice President for Episcopal Church Programs, effective January 8.In this new position, Hicks will lead a newly created department, Episcopal Church Programs, with the goal of deepening the organization’s programs and engagement within the Episcopal Church.

“We are excited and honored to have Josephine join our organization in this new capacity,” said Rob Radtke, President of […]

Op-ed about the Museum of the Bible calls it a “safe space for Christian Nationalists”

Op-ed about the Museum of the Bible calls it a “safe space for Christian Nationalists”

Katherine Stewart wrote an opinion piece about the recently opened Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., saying that it is the focal point for many Christian Nationalists, hosting an “intensely politicized religion.”

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