Lynette Wilson

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Lynette Wilson is an editor/reporter for Episcopal News Service. ENS.

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February 28, 2011

Ministerios Nuestras Pequeñas Rosas began 25 years ago in a three-bedroom rental house in this gritty, factory town four hours from the capital, Tegucigalpa, because its founder, Diana Frade, recognized the need to educate and empower at-...

February 16, 2011

Bishops of the seven dioceses in Province I recently created an "energy stewardship minister" position aimed at coordinating congregations' efforts at carbon footprint reduction through decreased energy usage, according to a Feb. 16 press...

February 15, 2011

One of the leaders of the post-denominational Protestant churches in China recently met with the presiding bishop and others in the Episcopal Church to explore the possibility of future seminary education partnerships and exchanges, and to...

February 1, 2011

One week after Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato was murdered in his home, vigils and commemorative services are being held in honor of his life and ministry. In New York, where a winter storm Feb. 2 kept many suburbanites out of...

January 26, 2011

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius hosted a telephone conference Jan. 27 with community and religious leaders from across the nation, including Diocese of West Missouri Bishop Barry R. Howe, to discuss the Obama...

January 13, 2011

In early January Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visited the Anglican Church of Mexico, making stops in three of its five dioceses. "It was a great privilege and a blessing to welcome the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts-Schori...

January 6, 2011

Vigils, meditation and prayer are uniting people throughout the Episcopal Church and the world around a common cause this week – for Sudan’s referendum on independence to be conducted fairly and peacefully and for an end to the civil...

January 4, 2011

High in the central mountain town of Aibonito, Puerto Rico, an hour or so from San Juan, spirituality and environmental sustainability are merging at Centro Espíritu Santo. Part retreat center, part eco-lab, vegetable garden and nature...

December 12, 2010

As Anglicans and Episcopalians met last week in the Dominican Republic to share their stories and organize around issues of climate justice, in Panama heavy rains and floods killed at least 10 people, displaced 4,700 more, and forced the...

December 9, 2010

It is estimated that by 2050, 80 percent of the rivers in the Dominican Republic will have dried up unless something is done to stop deforestation and develop a strategy to slow climate change, said Silvio Minier of Oxfam. Minier, a...

December 7, 2010

What started in 2004 as a 2,000-square-foot organic garden behind La Iglesia Santa Maria Virgen in Itabo, Cuba, grew to a community-wide project that empowered people and spread to vacant lots, yards and other dioceses. "A small group...

December 6, 2010

Anglican and Episcopal leaders from North, South and Central America and the Caribbean are arriving Dec. 6 in the Dominican Republic for a four-day gathering to explore the intersection between poverty and climate change. "We're...

December 2, 2010

Episcopalians, Methodists, Presbyterians, Lutherans, Roman Catholics and Mennonites gathered at the Church Center for the United Nations in New York Dec. 3 to kick off a weekly noontime prayer vigil in solidarity with the people of Sudan...

December 1, 2010

On Dec. 3 in Chicago, hospital chaplain Carol Reese will be ordained to the priesthood in a service at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital, the former Cook County Hospital, where she has served as a chaplain in the trauma department since 2005...

November 5, 2010

Church Publishing Inc. (CPI) plans to reduce its workforce by 40 percent and close its Denver, Colorado, office, beginning Dec. 31. CPI is an affiliate company of the Church Pension Group (CPG), which manages the Episcopal Church Pension...

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