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January 10, 2003

SCRIPTURE FOR THE JOURNEY

The Episcopal Church Center

Reconciliation-the process of re-establishing fractured relationships. The word evokes peace, contentment, soft voices and clasped hands. The word comes from the Latin meaning to unite (conciliare) again (re-). Whatever has...

January 6, 2003

The Rev. Robert D. Hughes, III, Ph.D. Norma and Olan Mills Professor of Divinity Professor of Systematic Theology School of Theology University of the South Sewanee, TN

World Mission Sunday 2003

"Reconciliation"

The major lectionary theme of...

November 21, 2002

Delivered at the 20/20 Strategy Meeting

Camp Allen, Texas November 21, 2002

Let me begin, not with a prayer, but with a piece of scripture from 2 Corinthians: “If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation, everything old is passed away. See, everything has become new. All this...

January 10, 2002

Date: February 10th

 

Lectionary Readings: Exodus 24:12(13-14)15-18; Psalm 99; Philippians 3:7-14; Matthew 17:1-9

Theme: "Companionship in Mission"

World Mission Interpretation and Networks is again happy...

January 10, 2002

Companionship. From the Latin word com meaning "together," the Latin word panis meaning "bread," and the Old English suffix scipe indicating a state, condition or quality of. For me, then, companionship is a condition and quality that brings more than one person or thing together to share a...

January 10, 2002

January, 2002

Dear companions in Christ:

The Episcopal Church will celebrate World Mission Sunday on February 10 in 2002, with a theme of “Companionship.”

More than 80 dioceses of our church have companion relationships with dioceses or provinces in other parts of...

January 7, 2002

"Companionship in Mission"

The major lectionary theme of the last Sunday of the Epiphany season is the Christological mystery of the Transfiguration. While the connection to World Mission Sunday may not seem obvious, in fact the Standing Commission on World Mission deliberately chose...

January 8, 2001

January, 2001

Dear friends:

TThis year, the Episcopal Church will observe World Mission Sunday on February 25. Enclosed you will find a variety of resources designed to draw attention to the fact that "We are a missionary church!" Please plan a special observance on the Last...

January 8, 2001

From Transfiguration to Mission

The major lectionary theme of the last Sunday of the Epiphany season is the Christological mystery of the Transfiguration. While the connection to World Mission Sunday may not seem obvious, in fact the Standing Commission on...

January 3, 2000

February, 2000

Dear friends and colleagues:

The last Sunday of Epiphany has been designated as World Mission Sunday in our church. This year, that date falls on March 5. I'm writing to ask you to plan a special observance with your congregation on that date, and to consider...

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