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Weekend Roundup for Dec 14

Weekend Roundup for Dec 14

Episcopal Church

UTO grant funds Alaskan project to translate BCP liturgy into Gwich’in


Lynchburg, VA parish bags 40,000lbs of sweet potatoes to support hungry households


Local reaction to Montana bishop election


Great story of a tiny Episcopal church in Tennessee with a big heart


Local news story on the upcoming episcopal election in Oklahoma


Alabama parish at forefront of effort to restore native plants


Virginia church attracts attention with new mural in narthex


The Rev. Donald Nickerson, who served as The Episcopal Church’s executive officer of General Convention from 1986 to 1998, has died



Anglican Communion

Interesting piece of Pope Francis visiting the Anglican centre in Rome


Young people across the churches of the Anglican Communion are being sought to represent their regions on the new Anglican Youth Network as part of effort to revitalize communion churches



Other Interesting Items

I just thought this was a fascinating look into the topsy-turvy, Alice-through-the-looking-glass world of conservative religious thought


Trouble in Truro
The rector of a prominent ACNA church, who had a unique relationship with the diocese of Virginia and retired bishop Shannon, has resigned his position and his orders in ACNA to become a Roman Catholic, but… He is also the subject of an investigation into mismanagement



image: Local artist Megan Davies discusses the process of painting the mural on the ceiling at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Photo by


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