Julia J. Fleming

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July 7, 2009

This year's General Convention worship themes focus on identity, mission and ubuntu, an African concept that focuses on people's relationships with one another. Archbishop Desmond Tutu has described Ubuntu as "the essence of...

June 5, 2009

They create to praise. About 90 artists from all corners of the country, as well as Mexico and the United Kingdom, participated in Gifts, the first open-studio exhibition hosted on the website of the Episcopal Church and Visual Arts....

September 16, 2007

For 100 years, the nation has watched the church on top of the hill grow. Eighty-three years in the making, the Washington National Cathedral is more than a church; it represents the dedication of multiple generations working together...

September 12, 2007

The Episcopal women of Arkansas take time to relax and be pampered each year when they meet for an annual Time for JOY (Jesus Others Yourself) retreat, a weekend-long event to give participants a calming escape from their daily lives. "...

July 13, 2007

Alex Hallmark was bored. Bored with a job that didn't stimulate him and forced to consider what else interested him. About eight years ago, Hallmark, of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, left his real estate business and became a...

July 9, 2007

Twenty-five youth and adult mentors from Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage, Missouri in the Diocese of West Missouri, journeyed to Turkey recently to explore three of the seven churches described in the Revelation to John. The youth group...

June 25, 2007

In honor of World Refugee Day, internationally acclaimed journalist and author Nir Rosen addressed colleagues at the Episcopal Church Center in New York City on June 21 about the mounting refugee crisis in Iraq -- a crisis emanating from...

May 23, 2007

Archbishop Paul Kwong of Hong Kong visited the Episcopal Church Center in New York City on May 22 to discuss the current state of the church in Hong Kong and meet with Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.   During a general...