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April 7, 2014

The island of Bantayan counts children in its team of volunteers. The Diocese of Davao supports a continuing relief and economic redevelopment project in Bantayan. Photo: Gideon Bustamante [Episcopal News Service] Just over a week...

April 3, 2014

As part of her work with the Episcopal Development Foundation of St. Mark’s in the Diocese of Santiago, YASCer Ashley Cameron visits with market shop owners who receive small business loans from the church foundation. Photo: Emily Cherry...

February 5, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Virginia] Members of the Diocese of Virginia Annual Council stepped out of their comfort zones at their Jan. 23-25 meeting in Richmond, where they gathered under the theme “Awake, My Soul, Stretch Every Nerve.” In...

September 17, 2013

[Diocese of Virginia] Folks from across the Episcopal Church gathered in Alexandria, Va., on Saturday, Sept. 12, to discuss how to “jump start” their ministries. Sponsored by the Episcopal Church Building Fund, the Church of the...

February 18, 2013

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached at St. George’s Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on Feb. 16 during a service commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. ENS Photo/Emily Cherry [...

July 31, 2012

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori (left), Virginia Bishop Shannon S. Johnston (back center) and retired Virginian Bishop Suffragan David Colin Jones welcome the Rt. Rev. Susan E. Goff to the Virginia episcopate upon her...

May 30, 2012

Church of the Epiphany Episcopal welcomes the community to worship. Photo/Frances Caldwell [Episcopal News Service] The past weeks have been a time of transition for the Diocese of Virginia. Congregations that have worshiped away from...

April 2, 2012

Members of St. Stephen's process inside their church for the first time in five years on Palm Sunday. Photo/Emily Cherry [Episcopal News Service] More than a few tears were shed and smiles shared by the members of St. Stephen’s...

October 11, 2011

At the dawn of the Civil War, the Diocese of Virginia saw the birth of a new church in the capital city of Richmond. The members of this church were freemen, freewomen and indentured servants of Virginia aristocrats and landowners, members...

June 19, 2011

July 9 marks the date that South Sudan will celebrate its official independence as a sovereign nation. It's a date that has loomed large on the calendar for the Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) since the January 2011 referendum, when the...

March 11, 2011

The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making her stand before all of them, they said to him, "Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of committing adultery. Now in the law Moses...

June 15, 2010

Since 1990, a unique and innovative ministry has drawn single Episcopalians together for weekends of fellowship and worship. Led by a group of dedicated faculty, Solo Flight is a self-sustaining program that allows attendees to explore...

June 10, 2010

Retired Bishop of Virginia Peter Lee's vision for a chapel at Roslyn Conference & Retreat Center in Richmond, Virginia, was officially realized on June 1. Some 300 people gathered at the conference center to dedicate and...

April 11, 2010

In the last nine years, graduating students from the Buigiri School for the Blind in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika taking Tanzania's national exams have consistently placed their school in the top one percent of the 14,000 primary...

May 19, 2009

The Virginia Council of Churches on May 18 honored Bishop Peter Lee of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, Governor Timothy M. Kaine and Trinity Ecumenical Parish at the annual Faith in Action Award luncheon. The council represents 37...

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