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No guns in God’s house?

Via Facebook: The group Episcopalians Against Gun Violence asks whether local dioceses have restrictions in place banning guns in churches. If not, what guidelines have

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Speaking to the Soul: Fledglings

A part of me mourns the loss of my childhood intimacy with both libraries and churches. It was wonderful being surrounded by people who believed in my potential and who actively encouraged me to become who I am today.

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Run, hide or fight.

The federal government has issued written guidelines for houses of worship that are confronted with a homicidal gunman.

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Smartphones in church: permission granted

During the first century stories of faith and God’s grace were told on mountains or shouted from rooftops. These days, the ability to do this is quite literally in the palm of our hand. How will you provide permission to share the Good News in this way?

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Dear parents with young children in church

I know it’s hard, but thank you for what you do when you bring your children to church. Please know that your family – with all of its noise, struggle, commotion, and joy – are not simply tolerated, you are a vital part of the community gathered in worship

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