Watch a video of Street Church
Meet the members of Street Church . . .
Mike is one of the funniest people around. He’s lived on the streets for years, addicted to alcohol, and to making people laugh.
Sharon is mentally ill. Voices in her mind threaten and confuse her. She is on and off the streets.
Sue is an attorney with a prominent law firm in town and lives in a comfortable suburban home.
Grace and her boyfriend are heroin addicts. Grace supports their […]
Sara Miles, Paul Fromberg and Sylvia Millier-Mutia of St Gregory’s
Martin Elfert, Cafe Contributing Editor
Famous – at least within church circles – San Francisco’s St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church welcomes thousands of people a year who are drawn to its liturgical and musical experimentation and to its food pantry. I spoke with three of its leaders about what it’s like to serve a parish that challenges and inspires so many people. Paul Fromberg is St. Gregory’s Rector, Sylvia Millier-Mutia is […]
Welcome to the first post of our newest Episcopal Café section, the Magazine. Our hope for this new effort is to invite many voices to tell the story, the lived experience, of the Episcopal Church. We’ll be doing this through videos, essays, art, interviews, narratives, essays and whatever else we might come up with to share the church’s story.
Each month we’ll select a different theme to build our features around. Our editorial team will be developing features, but we’re also […]
As many of our regular readers may know, our long time editor, Jim Naughton, decided to step down to concentrate on other (especially paying) projects. I was honored to be invited to step into the role of editor of the Café, and did so on the Monday before Thanksgiving. Before agreeing, Jim wanted to make sure I had some idea of what I was getting myself into:
several of the newsteam members were also ready to step aside, as well as […]