Amy Sowder

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Amy Sowder is a special correspondent for the Episcopal News Service and a freelance writer and editor based in Brooklyn. She can be reached at amysowderepiscopalnews@gmail.com. @AmySowder

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November 1, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Time may be coming to an end for the “glorious movement” of the ANC, the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, said in an outspoken attack during a discussion on the Power98 radio...

October 31, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of New York]  My Dear Brothers and Sisters,  The news of what appears to have been a terror-related attack in Lower Manhattan comes to me as Bishop Glasspool and I are continuing our visit to Bishop...

October 25, 2017

The placement of multicolored decor, photos, mementos and skulls on the altar at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California, is part of the congregation’s Nov. 2 event to honor loved ones who’ve passed away. It’s one aspect of...

October 25, 2017

The placement of multicolored decor, photos, mementos and skulls on the altar at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California, is part of the congregation’s Nov. 2 event to honor loved ones who’ve passed away. It’s one aspect of...

October 25, 2017

Rahson Johnson (right), a member of the Circles of Support advisory board, spoke to the crowd as moderator Dawn Jewel Fraser (left) listened at the Fit the Description interactive film series and discussion Oct. 24, at St. Philip’s...

October 24, 2017

Rahson Johnson (right), a member of the Circles of Support advisory board, spoke to the crowd as moderator Dawn Jewel Fraser (left) listened at the Fit the Description interactive film series and discussion Oct. 24, at St. Philips...

October 17, 2017

[Episcopal Office of Public Affairs] There is still time for high school students to apply to participate in the General Convention Official Youth Presence (OYP) at the Episcopal Church‘s 79th General Convention to be...

October 16, 2017

A message written on top of a building is seen from the air during recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria near Humacao, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 11. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson [Episcopal News Service] Episcopal clergy and...

October 15, 2017

The Rev. Nathan Ferrel, a chaplain in the U.S. Navy, was commissioned April 23, 2017. Photo: Office of the Bishop for Armed Forces and Federal Ministries [Episcopal News Service] Joshua Woods first felt the calling while he...

October 10, 2017

People who are addicted to opioids take them in pill form by mouth, in a powder by nose and in a liquid injection, usually in the arm. Photo: Pixabay [Episcopal News Service] If someone with diabetes starts shaking and seizing with...

September 26, 2017

Members of the community of Miñi Miñi use diggers to help get their neighbors out of flooded areas. Loíza is a coastal municipality that was severely affected by Hurricane Maria. Photo: Yuisa Rios/FEMA [Episcopal News Service] The...

September 20, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Some 125 Episcopal Church bishops signed a full-page ad that ran Sept. 21 in the New York Times, imploring President Donald Trump and member of Congress not to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the...

September 20, 2017

Parishioner and volunteer Nathalie Abejero and the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser, associate rector of Church of the Incarnation in New York, tell a hotel desk clerk at New York Marriott Marquis about the Saving Our Adolescents from Prostitution...

September 14, 2017

Storm damage is seen from the air Sept. 11 after Hurricane Irma passed Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. Photo: Capt. George Eatwell, RM/Ministry of Defence handout via Reuters [Episcopal News Service] Yvonne O’Neal believes...

September 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma makes a second landfall near Marco Island, Florida, in the afternoon of Sept. 10. After making landfall at Cudjoe Key at 9:10 a.m. EDT, Irma made a second landfall on Marco Island at 3:35 p.m. A wind gust of 142 mph was...

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