Diocese of Minnesota

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May 19, 2008

The 38th annual National Network of Episcopal Clergy Associations (NNECA) will gather June 23-26 at Gethsemane Episcopal Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, under the theme, "Vision and Vitality: Ordained Ministry in the 21st Century."

Keynote speakers will include Northwestern...

February 11, 2008

"We need your friendship. We need your presence." These were the words spoken over and over again to the Very Rev. Spenser D. Simrill, dean of St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, Minneapolis, during a recent visit to Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba (IEC), the Episcopal Church of Cuba.

Eighteen...

January 16, 2008

Epiphany weekend 2008 witnessed the birth of a new phase of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) campaign in the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota.

 

Individuals representing four churches from across the diocese met at King's House in Buffalo, Minnesota, with the diocesan MDG...

December 17, 2007

The nave was packed at La Misión el Santo Niño Jesús in St. Paul, Minnesota, December 11-12 for the all-night traditional Mexican festival honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe.

The festival is the congregation's annual outreach to the Mexican community in the Twin Cities area. Episcopal...

October 3, 2007

Jeff Smith, photographer and longtime friend of the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota, died September 14 after a nine-month battle with brain cancer.

Smith's photographs appeared for many years in Soundings, where they often played a part in the newspaper's numerous national awards; on...

August 5, 2007

On August 1, the sudden collapse of the Interstate 35 West bridge over the Mississippi River brought the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul together in shock and disbelief. On the evening of August 5, a service at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral in Minneapolis, just a few minutes from the...

August 1, 2007

Prayers and support are being offered for the people of Minneapolis, Minnesota and families affected by the tragedy of the Interstate 35W Bridge, a section of which collapsed shortly after 6 p.m. on August 1, sending between 50-60 vehicles plummeting more than 60 feet into the Mississippi River...

May 23, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Task Force has awarded $4,100 in grants to six congregations to support efforts that aim to achieve the MDGs in Minnesota, Haiti, Rwanda and Uganda.

 

The announcement was made by letter to the congregations...

April 26, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota has formally begun its monetary support of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to a news story on the diocesan website.

 

The first of four quarterly donations have been made to NetAid and Bread for the World.

In October...

February 15, 2007

Gethsemane Episcopal Church in downtown Minneapolis is offering "The Alleluia Booklet" with 50 alleluias or meditations about resurrection for the Easter Season.

 

People are able to receive the mediations by daily email or in booklet format by mail for a donation of $5 during...

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