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November 1, 2005

When Bishops arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for their annual fall meeting in late September, the destruction from Hurricane Katrina weighed heavily on them. Some compared it to a previous meeting in Vermont, just one month after 9/11...

October 31, 2005

Church Publishing incorporated, an affiliate of the Church Pension Fund best known as the official publisher of worship books for Episcopalians, has bought two other companies specializing in Episcopal materials -- Morehouse Publishing and...

October 31, 2005

Editor’s note: Bishop Charles Jenkins, displaced from his diocesan offices in New Orleans, his own home uninhabitable, spoke to Episcopal Life’s associate editor Nan Cobbey from the temporary, but perhaps long-term, loaned offices at St....

October 1, 2005

Stories of Anglican Mission in action, by people who have overcome great odds and made a difference in both religious and secular life, were described recently by researchers engaged in the Global Anglicanism Project. The project...

October 1, 2005

As more than 1,500 emergency hygiene kits piled up in the hallway of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas, cooks in church kitchens throughout the Diocese of Texas gathered to prepare meals for Hurricane Katrina evacuees in...

October 1, 2005

Many church and other organizations are seeking donations and assistance for hurricane victims. Here is a sampling of ways to help. You also can check with your local congregation or diocese. Pray for those involved, including...

October 1, 2005

The Seamen’s Church Institute of New York and New Jersey is helping inland and deep-sea mariners affected by Hurricane Katrina today and through the months ahead as they rebuild their lives. Chaplains in the Gulf Region and the Port...

October 1, 2005

Two African-born clergy have been named to carry out ministries related to the Anglican churches in Africa and to African Anglicans living in the United States. Margaret Larom, director of Anglican and Global Relations, announced that...

September 30, 2005

Reaching out to a community shattered by the aftereffects of Hurricane Katrina, the Diocese of Louisiana relocated its offices to St. James Church in Baton Rouge, a major distribution center where staff and volunteers work around the clock...

September 30, 2005

Q: "Thousands of valuable documents and personal records have been reported damaged by Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast. Our church also was flooded, and important documents were damaged. What advice can you give church libraries...

September 30, 2005

A record-breaking gift of $500,000 from Christ Church Cathedral in Indianapolis to Episcopal Relief and Development will assist with relief and recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina. “It is the largest church gift ever received in...

September 30, 2005

Amid the horrifying experiences and images left by Hurricane Katrina, preachers were faced with helping their parishioners find meaning in the storm and its aftermath while struggling with their own reactions. Echoing through their efforts...

September 30, 2005

A few hours after dawn on the first Sunday after Hurricane Katrina swept its broad path of devastation across lower Mississippi, the rector of St. Mark’s, Gulfport, stood on the concrete slab where the church once proudly stood. “What...

September 22, 2005

The Episcopal Church's Office of Anglican & Global Relations (AGR) recently announced the addition of the Rev. Emmanuel K. Sserwadda of the Diocese of New York, and the Rev. Canon Charles Amuzie, Ph.D. of the Diocese of Georgia, to...

August 31, 2005

Q: "What’s the difference between ERD and UTO, and why do we need both? Why can’t ERD and UTO be under the same umbrella? Malaika Kamunanwire, director of development and public relations for Episcopal Relief and Development, and...

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