Lisa B. Hamilton

Biography

The Rev. Lisa B. Hamilton is correspondent for Provinces I, II, III and IV. She is based in Venice, Florida and Sandisfield, Massachusetts.

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May 7, 2009

His arms filled with a school uniform, sturdy shoes, soap and school supplies and his stomach with the promise of breakfast every school morning, the little boy beamed. "Now I am real person, just like everybody else," he said....

May 1, 2009

The remains of the Elk Run Anglican Church, which dates from the 1750s, are being transformed into a museum and park in Fauquier County, Virginia. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Catlett, Virginia, about 15 miles to the northeast,...

April 22, 2009

This Sunday (April 26), members of Calvary Episcopal Church and Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh together will serve their community on what they call "Mitzvah Day." The Hebrew word "mitzvah" means "good deed or being obedient to...

April 21, 2009

It's understandable the citizens of Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania "used to think there was no Episcopal church" in their community, says the Rev. Ronald R. Lausch. After all, the only one in town, St. Stephen's Episcopal...

March 13, 2009

Before Ash Wednesday, the Rev. Cathie Caimano "probably spent a couple of hours on Facebook" each day. Even her dog has a page on the popular social-networking website that allows friends to keep in touch. So when one of her...

March 8, 2009

New ways of "being church" that developed in the past couple of decades are gathered under the term "emergent church." It's also called a conversation, a movement, a phenomenon – and defining it is "like chasing mercury around a...

February 17, 2009

When Hurricane Ike made landfall on September 13, 2008, the 600 fundraising cookbooks that had arrived the week prior at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in League City, Texas survived. Twenty miles to the southeast, the cookbooks...

February 17, 2009

The Atlanta-based weekly ecumenical radio program "Day1" has launched a redesigned and expanded website, the Alliance for Christian Media has announced. "Day1," originally called "The Protestant Hour," began...

February 17, 2009

A day after his consecration on February 13 as tenth bishop of the Diocese of Southern Virginia, Bishop Herman "Holly" Hollerith IV, 53, addressed the diocesan Annual Council. "We have come a very long way in Southern...

January 23, 2009

The Rt. Rev. Peter James Lee, 70, bishop of the Diocese of Virginia, announced on January 23 that he will resign as the diocese's 12th bishop on October 1. The Rt. Rev. Shannon S. Johnston, currently the diocese's bishop coadjutor...

January 15, 2009

The Diocese of Bethlehem in northeastern Pennsylvania has awarded The Church of the Good Shepherd in Scranton a $200,000 grant to help expand its "Seasons of Love" ministry to the community's needy. The funds will be distributed over...

January 11, 2009

Bishop Dorsey F. Henderson Jr. of the Diocese of Upper South Carolina, saying he feels he has done "what I know how to do," and that it is time for someone "to take [the diocese] to the next level of discipleship," has announced his...

December 19, 2008

A rural church in Smyrna, Tennessee has grown both spiritually and numerically since welcoming 70 Myanmar refugees into its fold. "It's a classic example of the Advent story," said Michael Williams, incoming senior warden at...

December 15, 2008

If there's a stereotype of a clergy person who initiates a Goth service, the Rev. Lou Divis defies it. At nearly 60, her first grandchild -- she's the mother of four and the stepmother of four -- is on the way, and she's one of...

December 12, 2008

The public policy committee of the Diocese of Rochester was among the 104 sponsors of an evening to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The United Nations adopted the Universal...

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