Diocese of Mississippi

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November 18, 2013

[Episcopal News Service – Jackson, Mississippi] Diocese of Mississippi Bishop Duncan Gray III describes how the diocese can offer its “brokenness” and the brokenness of the cross to the rest of the church and the world as a way to combat racism. Gray made his remarks at a Nov....

November 18, 2013

[Episcopal News Service – Jackson, Mississippi] Former Mississippi Governor William F. Winter says his state has made progress against racism but “we still have a lot of work to do.” Winter spoke during a Nov. 15 news conference before the opening session of “Fifty Years Later...

June 16, 2013

Parishioners at St. James’ Episcopal Church in Jackson, Mississippi, created a labyrinth out of canned goods to benefit a local food pantry. The project was a collaborative effort of the church’s Sparking Our Spirit task force, which seeks to foster spiritual growth...

February 4, 2013

Bishop Duncan Gray addresses the Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi on Feb. 2 in Jackson. Photo: Jim Carrington

[Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi] In his annual address to the 186th Annual Council in Jackson, Diocese of Mississippi Bishop Duncan Gray III...

February 4, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi] The Episcopal bishop of Mississippi on Feb. 1 formally called for the election of his successor.

The Rt. Rev. Duncan M. Gray III announced the beginning of a process which will lead to the election of a bishop coadjutor on May 3, 2014. Gray...

September 4, 2012

Crews from Mississippi Power work to repair damage from Hurricane Isaac along a road in Waveland, Mississippi, August 31, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

[Diocese of Mississippi, Gautier] Episcopal clergy contacted along the Mississippi coast agree that the devastation...

May 9, 2011

Tracy Nuckolls' Mississippi Delta four-bedroom home had survived Hurricane Katrina and scores of wind and rain storms but this week's flood predictions sent her packing — and readying to evacuate.

"I look out my front window and see the Mississippi River levee. Behind our house are all...

March 7, 2011

"Seeing humanity in a different culture helped me grow," said Iva Perkins, a young African American woman, while sitting on the floor of the international airport in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, waiting for her flight home.

Perkins was one of 31 team members from the Diocese of Mississippi...

April 26, 2010

Severe storms that killed 10 people in Mississippi and two in Alabama April 24-25 also severely damaged Christ Episcopal Church in Albertville, Alabama.

A F3 tornado on the F0-5 Fujita Scale) tore through the northern Alabama city, injuring a reported 33 people and severely damaging...

August 27, 2009

Four years after hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast and one year after Gustav and Ike wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean before slamming into Texas, the storms' impact is still being felt.

"That old normal of being the Episcopal Church with our doors locked,...

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