Katharine Jefferts Schori

Videos

Articles

September 7, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

Well, Labor Day is behind us, and school has started in most places, and the usual reports are starting to roll in about “what I did on my summer vacation.”  I remember a math teacher in junior high insisting that vacations were times to do what you don’t normally do.  In his case, it meant, “...

August 15, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

I bring you greetings from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, which has been the formal name of The Episcopal Church for nearly 200 years.  Early in our history in the fledgling United States, we began to send missionaries to other parts of the world and to other sovereign indigenous...

July 28, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

I met a character named “Flat Stanley” a couple of years ago.  One of the people in my office had a friend who asked me to pose for a picture with Flat Stanley.  Stanley is a paper doll who travels with people or is sent by mail to other parts of the world.  His travels get reported to the...

July 23, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

It’s been a long journey to this place.  The last few days have been filled with travel challenges, and it is very good to be here.  We’re all on a journey, whether we make our home right here or a long way from here or in several places around the world.  Jesus’ early community of followers...

July 21, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

I went to a farmer’s market last week, and found it filled with fruit, greens, and root vegetables of both expected varieties and unusual ones.  I bought a basket of tiny sweet raspberries and some greens of a sort I’d never tried before, and several other things, and enjoyed their bounty...

July 19, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

There is a remarkable trio of bakeries in Seattle that feature breads and baked goods that combine the best grains, fruits, and produce of the Northwest with Old World breadmaking and pastry techniques – slow ones, that depend on wild yeast and local ingredients.  The owner has this to say...

July 4, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

I bring you greetings from The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society.  That has been the formal name of The Episcopal Church for almost 200 years.  We began to send missionary bishops to the wilds of the mid-continent in 1835, and 9 years later almost simultaneously sent one to China and one...

June 30, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

Paso la mayor parte de mi tiempo en el camino, viajando.  La mayoría de la gente pasa su vida cerca de casa.  Pero todos estamos destinados a estar en el camino, el camino de Jesús, moviéndonos hacia el Reino de Dios.  El propio nombre de esta iglesia es un recordatorio de que siempre estamos...

June 30, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

I spend most of my time on the road, traveling.  Most people spend their lives closer to home.  But all of us are meant to be on the road, the Jesus road, moving toward the Reign of God.  The very name of this church is a reminder that we are always moving, following the good shepherd toward...

June 29, 2013

By: Katharine Jefferts Schori

Cuando yo era niño, asistí a una escuela de la iglesia durante mis primeros años.  Las monjas que enseñaban allí estaban llenas de gracia y nos enseñaron mucho acerca de lo que significa vivir como un ministro de Jesús en el mundo.  También nos mostraron lo que es de estar amado, jugando en los...

Pages