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You are how you eat

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Gathering around a table for a shared meal is at the heart of what it means to be a faithful person in community. At St. Lydia’s, the meal is everything…(Read More)

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What’s that about context?

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The Church of Uganda released a statement today stating categorically that the American churches that were formerly aligned with them are no longer part of their Church. It appears that even as they cut ACNA loose, they are willing to cut them slack that they are not willing to give to the Episcopal Church nor…(Read More)

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Here we go again

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What is it about Texas and textbooks? The Texas Board of Education is voting on the question of whether the United States was founded to be a Christian nation in the mold of modern, biblically literal and politically conservative evangelicalism…(Read More)

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Archbishop Jabez Bryce, Bishop of the Diocese of Polynesia, has died. At 75 years old, he led the Diocese of Polynesia for almost 35 years and was, at time of his death, the longest-serving bishop in the Anglican Communion…(Read More)

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Bishop Irish is a “Giant”

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The Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce has honored Episcopal Bishop Carolyn Tanner Irish with a “Giant of Our City” award. The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Irish, who announced her retirement a year ago and will be replaced as bishop later this year, will be honored May 20 by the Salt Lake Chamber with its…(Read More)

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Scam alert

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The Rev. Lauren Stanley warns us of a scam artist using the name of Haitian Bishop Duracin to steal money from well-meaning donors…(Read More)

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Marriage rates decline

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The BBC reports that marriage rates in England and Wales are at their lowest level since records began. About 24% of weddings take place in churches…(Read More)

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After making a pastoral visit to the Episcopal Bishop of Haiti, the Presiding Bishop, offers reflections on her visit and Episcopal Life offers new multimedia resources on the devastation in Haiti. New multimedia resources on Haiti earthquake available From Episcopal Life Online Close to a month after a Jan. 12 earthquake hit the Haitian capital…(Read More)

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“We must learn to work together amid unprecedented diversity. A little knowledge can be dangerous. But knowledge that builds understanding will equip us for the work we must do together…(Read More)

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