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March 11, 2008

Episcopal Life Online has received several responses to the news that the House of Bishops was informed March 10 that full invitation is "not possible" from the Archbishop of Canterbury to include Bishop Gene Robinson of New...

February 11, 2008

Several readers have responded to the Opinion column "The Anglo-Islamic Church" in which Gary Fletcher challenges Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams' remarks regarding certain aspects of Islamic Sharia law being introduced into...

November 27, 2007

Sixty readers responded to the "Provocateur" column, "Should the Episcopal Church be practicing 'open Communion?'" Thirty-one readers wrote letters; 29 clicked the "Respond" button on the website. The question accompanying Laura...

November 25, 2007

Church youth group members in Reno, Neveda, devised a project last year that became such a success they are doing it again this Christmas. Moved by stories of what homeless people face in wintertime Reno, including frequently going...

October 24, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac has a great idea about how to relieve stress for new vestry members. The bishop, treasurer, diocesan administrator and a few educators and communications professionals offer Vestry School each spring...

September 27, 2007

Mention solar energy and people often think of individual roof-mounted panels. Mention stained glass and people think of traditional windows in churches. Not too many people would think to combine them, but artist Sarah Hall has done this...

August 15, 2007

Episcopal Life Online has received several responses to the Opinion article "Reflections on praying for our armed forces" by David Chandler, published on August 14. Chandler's article is available here. Bishop George Packard, the...

August 9, 2007

A dredge -- a large, hoary implement of rusted steel teeth and netting used to "harrow" crabs out of the depths of Chesapeake Bay -- sits at the base of the large pulpit just below the chancel steps of St. Stephen and the Incarnation...

June 8, 2007

Published in 1890, the first newsletter of the Episcopal Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Philadelphia's Chestnut Hill neighborhood devoted several paragraphs to thanking parishioners for needlepoint items they had created and...

April 22, 2007

For three years, a cast of more than 200 people rehearsed and prepared for medieval-style revelry in Connecticut. In January, parishioners of Trinity Church in Southport presented their first Boar's Head and Yule Log Festival with the...

April 12, 2007

When Bob Schwoch of St. James Episcopal Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, started planning an outing to a Milwaukee Admirals hockey game, a billboard at the arena caught his eye. "Boxer Shorts Night," said the sign at the Bradley Center,...

March 6, 2007

Editor’s note:  In advance of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women gathering, Associate Editor Nan Cobbey talked with these two church leaders about women’s work. EPISCOPAL LIFE:  Phoebe, every year you bring...

January 8, 2007

An Episcopal priest and a publishing executive who partnered on a book of blessings and prayers for family pets (We Thank You God for These, $16.95) in 2004 have spent their time since researching foods from the Bible, drafting menus and...

November 30, 2006

Q: "Is it a sin to be fat?"  The Rev. Jean Denton, RN, is director of National Episcopal Health Ministries and editor of Good is the flesh: Body, Soul and Christian Faith,” published by Morehouse responds: A: Is there a...

November 1, 2006

The investiture of Presiding Bishop-elect Katharine Jefferts Schori at Washington National Cathedral at 11 a.m. Nov. 4 will be webcast by the Episcopal Church's communication office in collaboration with Washington National Cathedral...

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