Lynette Wilson

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

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August 12, 2009

Madison Avenue has long known that word of mouth is the best advertising – a truth regularly played out on Facebook, the popular online social networking site. Brandon Mozingo, 32, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, became a fan of the...

August 6, 2009

The Office of the Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries is relocating to Washington, D.C. from the Episcopal Church Center in New York. Federal Ministries operates chaplaincies in three areas: military, veterans' administration and...

August 5, 2009

In their first time touring together, the girls' and boys' choristers of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in Buffalo, New York, made a stop at the Episcopal Church Center's chapel in New York City during their three city tour...

August 4, 2009

The Council of Bishops of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines issued a statement July 30 against amending the nation's Constitution -- a change opponents say would perpetuate President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's hold on power....

July 30, 2009

The board of trustees of the Episcopal Church Building Fund (ECBF) announced plans July 30 to move in the fall the $7.5 million revolving loan fund's administrative offices to Richmond, Virginia from the Episcopal Church Center in New...

July 28, 2009

The Episcopal Public Policy Network issued a Policy Alert July 29 asking Episcopalians to contact their elected officials and urge them to pass legislation that would provide affordable health care to all Americans. "For a while it...

July 28, 2009

Eight cyclists riding from sea to shining sea to raise money and awareness for Episcopal Relief and Development's fight against malaria completed their 12-day, 4,000-mile, 13-state journey July 28 when they arrived at the Episcopal...

July 23, 2009

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Cleveland, Ohio received a $15,000 grant in July for a new youth discernment program from The Fund for Theological Education (FTE). The proposed program, Living the Baptismal Covenant, is designed to support...

July 23, 2009

Andy Rooney, Barbara Walters, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Brian Williams and other television journalists gathered at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York July 23 to say goodbye to one of their own: television news...

July 21, 2009

The Rev. Phyllis Edwards, one of the first women ordained a deacon in the Episcopal Church, died July 7 in Forks, Washington. She was 92. Edwards was a civil rights activist who marched with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and fought for...

July 20, 2009

The 76th General Convention took steps, big and small, to reunite Christians in opening, reaffirming and expanding ecumenical dialogues through legislation passed July 8-17 in Anaheim, California. "The biggest step forward is the full...

July 19, 2009

Drew and Joan Norman started growing vegetables on their farm in White Hall, Maryland, in 1985 and eventually One Straw Farm became the state's largest organic vegetable farm, selling wholesale to up-market grocers including Whole Foods...

July 16, 2009

In the final hours on the final day of the 76th General Convention, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori reminded the bishops, clergy, laity and guests of the power of words. "We've heard lots of words these last 11 days. We've...

July 15, 2009

"Evangelism" is not a dirty word, said author, activist and evangelist Brian McLaren in his sermon at the daily convention Eucharist on July 16. "We live in a strange time in reference to the 'e' word," he said. "For many of us, the...

July 14, 2009

Future generations will look back on the Episcopal Church aghast that it spent 30 years talking about human sexuality and largely ignoring the ecological disaster affecting the world, said Bishop Steven Charleston, in his July 15 sermon...

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