Ed Stannard

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May 27, 2002

The Church Insurance Company (CIC), one of the leaders in the church in raising awareness of sexual misconduct, has been quietly eliminating its training mandate for its customers. Since 1994, Church Insurance has required four hours...

February 28, 2002

The Congregational Ministries staff at the Episcopal Church Center will be reconfigured as a response to the 20/20 initiatives and to help guide the Episcopal Church to a mission-oriented outlook. The changes raise the profile of women’...

January 22, 2002

These are people who have been escorting others through their grief and shock while their own psychic and spiritual wounds bled.During a three-day conference at the Episcopal Church Center, more than 25 chaplains got together to talk about...

January 1, 2001

Members of the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America culminated 30 years of talks, documents and votes with a celebration of full communion on the Feast of the Epiphany. The service Jan. 6 at the National...

December 31, 2000

Now that the Episcopal and Evangelical Lutheran churches are in full communion, the ecumenical office can turn its attention to work that has been simmering on the back burner. Bishop C. Christopher Epting of the Diocese of Iowa begins...

October 31, 1999

It has become fashionable to despair about America's young people -- the shootings in their schools and on their streets, their pierced bodies, the violence in their music, movies and video games, the predators on their computer screens...

December 21, 1998

The winds, the rain-and much of the world's attention-have moved on, but the people of Central America and the Caribbean see reminders everyday of the two hurricanes that ripped through the regions this fall. But coping with the loss...

October 31, 1998

From four corners of Washington National Cathedral, led by fluttering multi-hued streamers from 21-foot-high poles, processions representing the body of the church assembled to invest its 25th presiding bishop. Four choirs were arrayed...

September 25, 1998

Eight Japanese and eight American young adults found that differences in culture, history and language are difficult but not impossible to overcome during a 16-day Pilgrimage for Justice, Peace and Reconciliation this summer. Organized as...

January 13, 1998

No, he's not riding into the sunset, and he will not go gentle into that good night. John Shelby Spong is retiring as bishop of the Diocese of Newark at the end of January, but he's not likely to cease being a lightning rod for...

November 30, 1997

Some others we hear and forget.  Others -- who knows why, except that they contain some elemental truth -- we remember. When just-elected Presiding Bishop EdmondL. Browning said "there will be no outcasts" at the 1985 General...