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August 31, 2005

A bluegrass concert and a Hip-Hop Eucharist, a cultural carnival and a photo op with Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold were four of the many events that greeted 1,400 high-school-age Episcopalians who traveled to Berea, Ky., for the six-...

August 31, 2005

Young adults facing everyday challenges are the focus of a new television spot that invites viewers to visit the Episcopal Church. Designed for a target audience of Generation Xers unaffiliated with any church, the new 30-second ad is...

June 30, 2005

Episcopalians returned from Israel and the Palestinian Territories in May deeply disturbed by construction of the barrier wall, military checkpoints, Israeli settlement expansion and the tightening of security, especially in Bethlehem and...

June 30, 2005

Although sexuality was the most time-consuming topic on the Anglican Consultative Council’s agenda, participants discussed and took action on a wide range of other issues during the 10-day meeting. In his opening 45-minute address,...

June 30, 2005

Q: "Why should we care about the Anglican Communion?"  The Rev. Dr. Ian Douglas, Angus Dun professor of Mission and World Christianity at Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Mass., responds: A: These are heady times for...

June 30, 2005

“No one is naïve; this is not an easy pilgrim road,” said Mary Reath of Princeton, N.J., summing up six days in Rome with 11 fellow Episcopalians in pursuit of a means toward developing closer relations with the Roman Catholic Church...

May 31, 2005

Back-to-back conferences in April saw Anglican and Episcopal communicators walk away with numerous top awards. At the Associated Church Press's annual meeting, held in Nashville, Tennessee, April 24-27, more than 1,000 entries were...

May 31, 2005

Two U.S. Bishops joined Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and other Anglican and ecumenical representatives to greet Pope Benedict XVI at an audience at the Vatican the day after his inaugural Mass that millions watched around the...

May 31, 2005

Q: "How do we teach our children to be stewards?"  Terry Parsons, stewardship officer for Congregational Development at the Episcopal Church Center, responds: A: The occasion was a vestry meeting to write a stewardship...

April 30, 2005

The Church Pension Fund has announced the creation of companion–pension plans for the Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico, the Episcopal Church of Liberia and the Diocese of Puerto Rico. “We are energized by our new or renewed relationships...

April 30, 2005

Episcopal Relief and Development marked Africa Malaria Day on April 25 with the news that it had expanded its program to combat an epidemic that has become a global concern. According to the World Health Organization, 300 million to 500...

April 30, 2005

Episcopal Relief and Development has named Robert Radtke, a scholar in Asian political and socio-economic issues, to be its next president. Radtke, 40, will begin work on July 5 after concluding his term as senior vice president for...

March 31, 2005

The first chair of Episcopal Life’s Board of Governors was Bishop John MacNaughton, then bishop of the Diocese of West Texas. He was also chair of the communications committee of Executive Council, together with Bishop Elliott Sorge and...

March 31, 2005

Please, God! By Nan Cobbey of Episcopal Life I went to bed frightened. The trip out of Bluefields, Nicaragua, and up the lagoon and some kind of inland waterway was to be in an open boat with an outboard motor on the back, a motor...

March 31, 2005

In January, seven students from Virginia Seminary in Alexandria, Va., left for Myanmar (Burma) for a three-and-a-half-week immersion course led by the Rev. Katharine Babson, an appointed Episcopal Church missionary to the Church of the...

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