Diocese of Mississippi

Articles

February 12, 2008

The Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, during its 181st Annual Council January 25-27 at the Natchez Convention Center, heard its bishop Duncan M. Gray III call for the diocese to move from change to transformation two and a half years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region.

"Change...

September 5, 2007

Mississippi holds fond memories for me. It is where I ate my first crawfish and fell in love with the sweet, heady scent of magnolias in bloom. As a University of Southern Mississippi "Pride of Mississippi" band member, I learned that "band camp" is not nearly as much fun as it sounds. At my...

August 29, 2007

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) and Hallelujah Housing welcomed Larry and Bernice Johnson to their new home in Pass Christian, Mississippi.

On Wednesday, August 29 at 10:30 a.m., exactly two years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Mississippi Coast, a group of local leaders,...

February 10, 2007

"One Church: Inviting," was the theme of the 180th annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, held February 2-4 at the Vicksburg Convention Center.

More than 800 clergy, delegates and visitors gathered for the three-day celebration and business meeting. Nearly 1,200...

September 1, 2006

One year after Hurricane Katrina, Episcopal churches along the Gulf Coast are struggling to rebuild. To assist them, a national appeal to support the restoration of the church’s presence in Mississippi and Louisiana is reaching out to individuals, congregations and dioceses to provide badly...

May 17, 2006

During a touching and jubilant press conference on May 8, a group of drivers from the Diocese of Virginia and St. Mark's Church in Richmond arrived at Camp Coast Care in Long Beach, Mississippi, with eight full-sized work trucks as well as a 15-passenger van.

Led by the Rev. Charles D. "...

February 28, 2006

Last July 25, along the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, Coast Guard vessels lowered their flags to half-mast, honoring a towboat captain who had died the week before. Never before, according to officials, had such a fitting tribute been paid by the governing body of our inland waterways.

“...

October 31, 2005

The forging of partnerships with congregations and dioceses that suffered hurricane damage, a pledge of long-term commitment from Episcopal Relief and Development and the beginning of a new national plan for disaster preparedness have developed in recent weeks as bishops and then Executive...

October 19, 2004

October 18, 2004

Dear Friends in Christ:

The Lambeth Commission today issued its report dealing with differences within the Anglican Communion highlighted by recent actions by the Episcopal Church in the United States and the Diocese of New Westminster in Canada. Their report...

February 3, 2003

The Rt. Rev. Alfred Clark Marble Jr., eighth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, will pass his crozier to the Rt. Rev. Duncan Montgomery Gray III during a service of recognition and investiture at the conclusion of the 176th Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi,...

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