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June 2, 2013

[Episcopal News Service, Richmond, Virginia] A celebration to honor the first 25 years of the Episcopal Preaching Foundation began with a memory that pointed to the future.

The Rev. Brent Norris, the rector of St. Mary’s Church in Asheville, North Carolina, recalled coming to the...

April 21, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Para la Rda. Bonnie Perry, rectora de la iglesia de Todos los Santos en Chicago, practicar kayak en las violentas aguas del lago Michigan mitiga el estrés de navegar por rutas igualmente agitadas de la vida parroquial.

“Es una locura que haya jóvenes a los que...

April 17, 2013

The Rev. Bonnie Perry, rector of All Saints, Chicago, kayaking on Lake Michigan.

[Episcopal News Service] For the Rev. Bonnie Perry, kayaking the rough waters of Lake Michigan mitigates the stresses of navigating similarly challenging patches of parish life....

March 7, 2012

[Kanuga Conferences, Inc.] How are sermons heard today? What can preachers do to improve their reception? What role do social media, technology and innovation play?

Clergy from around the country will gather to explore these questions and more April 23-26 at the National Episcopal...

February 13, 2011

This time at the altar, Brian and Amy Turner wore the same outfit – a simple white alb and red stoles embroidered with the flames of the Holy Spirit and a dove of peace. On Jan. 8, they responded to their ordination vows to the priesthood, "I will, with God's help."

Six months earlier, a...

March 6, 2007

"Our Church Lives" is the theme of this year's conference of the National Network of Episcopal Clergy Association (NNECA,) set to run June 25-27 at the Woodlands Inn in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.

Keynote speakers will include: Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Bishop...

March 10, 2005

The Rev. Rebecca McClain says starting her new post as executive director of the national Church Deployment Office (CDO) feels a bit like "crossing from the South rim to the North rim of the Grand Canyon."

"It's a huge leap of faith, to leave behind so much that was known, and to know...

September 30, 2004

"Nobody had ever asked me if I tithed,' said the Rev. Kirk Alan Kubicek to Diocese of Bethlehem clergy at a Ministry of Money clergy day. "Nobody asked me if I gave any money to the church. And here I was, ordained a priest."

Kubicek, rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Ellicott City...

May 6, 2004

The Episcopal Church’s College for Bishops announced recently a formational coaching program developed for new bishops during the early years of their new ministry. The three-year program would provide resources, support and leadership development and is based on feedback from the recently...

June 30, 2003

A series of sex scandals that refuse to vanish from media radar screens have prompted an outspoken member of the Philippine clergy to push for 'optional celibacy' for priests as he argues clerics can work more effectively if married--a stand rejected by his superiors.

'We value celibacy...

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