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October 31, 2006

Q: "We were greeted in our first service this fall with readings from the Revised Common Lectionary. How did this come about, and why did our parish change from the beautiful King James version we’re so familiar with?"  The...

October 1, 2006

New York’s Trinity Church, Wall Street, and the Diocese of Texas are partnering to produce a live interactive webcast on Oct. 28 that will teach Episcopalians how to talk about their faith at work. Retired astronaut and Marine...

September 30, 2006

For three days in late August, South African Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane visited Mozambique to lead the distribution of 16,500 mosquito nets treated with a long-lasting insecticide. The project is part of the Anglican Church’s...

August 31, 2006

“Right on school is more than a school; it’s more like a feeling because it’s a family,” says Karon Jackson. Thirty-nine years ago, a predominantly African-American parish in Rochester, N.Y., with a significant percentage of teachers...

August 31, 2006

“We need clergy who are teachers and equippers of the ministry of others. But we need to spread them around so that every community has access to their particular gifts, not just those who are large enough and wealthy enough to support one...

August 31, 2006

The former dean of Washington National Cathedral, Nathan Baxter, was elected bishop of the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania on July 22. He most recently served as rector of St. James Episcopal Church in Lancaster, Pa., the largest parish in...

June 30, 2006

Within a week after General Convention concluded, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams issued a seven-page, 3,300-word statement setting out his perception of the future of the Anglican Communion and the Episcopal Church’s place in it...

June 30, 2006

HERE COMES EVERYBODY!: Christian Communities that Work, an online telecast that explores the increasing interest in building inclusive and progressive faith-based communities with a commitment to mission, is available for on-demand viewing...

May 31, 2006

Q: "Do the people in the pews have a vote in any of the major decisions of the church?"  The Rev. Rosemari Sullivan of Virginia Theological Seminary responds: A: This questions holds within it the question: What does it...

May 31, 2006

General Convention will consider both major and minor changes to canons on ministry and discipline in Columbus. The Standing Commission on Ministry Development proposes a new system for enforcing discipline on church leaders. Members...

May 1, 2006

Thousands of immigrants, their families and advocates staged rallies around the nation in April in support of comprehensive immigration reform. Interfaith leaders were among those urging reform of the U.S. immigration system that would...

April 30, 2006

More than 250 Haitians and overseas church representatives, including the president of Episcopal Relief and Development, officially opened the Bishop Tharp Business and Technology Institute on April 2 in Les Cayes, Haiti. Classes at...

April 30, 2006

Three men, one woman to be considered in General Convention election Four nominees for presiding bishop were announced on Jan. 25 by a committee of bishops, clergy and lay people established by the last General Convention. They are J...

April 30, 2006

Young Henry Parsley planned on becoming a lawyer when, in the midst of writing an essay for a scholarship, he realized that he was being pulled in another direction. Considering his upbringing, that was hardly surprising. “This church...

April 30, 2006

In response to what he described as the impending humanitarian tragedy unfolding throughout the Holy Land, Presiding Bishop Frank T Griswold issued a “Call to Action,” asking every Episcopal congregation to pray for peace and...

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