Lynette Wilson

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

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January 28, 2010

Theology's contribution to economic decision-making goes beyond simply raising the question of "common good"; it also offers a framework into what is being assumed – human motivations -- promoted through economic...

January 26, 2010

People lined up along the fence outside St. Ann's Episcopal Church in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx Jan. 27 waiting for their turn to get inside -- not to get a glimpse of Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, who...

January 25, 2010

Using the words of St. Lawrence, a deacon of the Roman Church, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams told those gathered at the Desmond Tutu Center in New York City Jan. 26 that Christians treasure the world's most vulnerable people...

January 21, 2010

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori's visit to Liberia in early January inspired hope and confidence in many of the war-torn West African country's young women, including the students from the all-girls Bromley Episcopal Mission...

January 16, 2010

From Port-au-Prince's cathedral to Washington National Cathedral to the Haitian Congregation of the Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in the Bronx to nearly every congregation across the church Jan. 17, Episcopalians prayed for the victims...

January 14, 2010

Two Episcopal Church missionaries in Port-au-Prince say that they feared for their lives during the Jan. 12 earthquake and in its aftermath that shook the Haitian capital. When the magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit just before 5 p.m. local...

January 13, 2010

Bahnavileh Jones, 26, returned to Liberia from Ghana in 2002, toward the end of the war-torn country's 15-year civil war, making his way to the Episcopal-affiliated Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County, where he volunteered on the...

January 5, 2010

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf attended morning Epiphany Mass at St. Thomas Church here Jan. 6. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached and celebrated, emphasizing the light of the season. The presiding bishop is...

January 4, 2010

Teen pregnancy has long been a problem in Loíza, a small, impoverished town on Puerto Rico's northeast coast, so when the Rev. Ana Méndez became vicar of Misión Santiago y San Felipe there two years ago she immediately recognized a need...

January 4, 2010

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori received an honorary doctorate degree from Cuttington University here during a special convocation Jan. 4. Liberia Bishop Jonathan B. Hart and Cuttington University President Henrique F. Tokpa...

January 3, 2010

Precious Johnson, 22, arrived at Trinity Cathedral here Jan. 3 expecting to see the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. Johnson didn't expect to see a woman. "I was expecting a man," she said outside the cathedral following the...

December 16, 2009

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori is scheduled to visit Africa with a weeklong trip to Liberia in January. The visit will mark the first time she is the official guest of an African church At the invitation of...

December 14, 2009

From the floor of the sanctuary at St. Augustine's Church on Manhattan's Lower East Side, the two tiny rooms to either side of the organ where blacks worshiped in the 1800s are barely visible. "They could see and hear but not be seen...

November 18, 2009

Shortly before Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid held a press conference Nov. 19 to celebrate the long-awaited health reform legislation unveiled Nov. 18, pastors and lay leaders from states with senators whose votes are seen as crucial to...

November 4, 2009

A missionary's life can be full of surprises. When Mike Young, 24, of Abilene, Texas, signed up with the Young Adult Services Corps (YASC) as an Episcopal Church missionary, the last thing he expected was to be sent to First-World-known-...

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