Called to Serve

Articles

May 19, 2010

The late April conference "Called to Serve: The Episcopal Church Responds to Domestic Poverty" brought together three organizations that address domestic poverty in different and unique ways -- Jubilee Ministry, Episcopal Community Services in America, and National Episcopal Health Ministries...

April 28, 2010

Eight years ago St. Peter's Episcopal Church in rural Hillsdale, Michigan, began operating a free medical clinic for un- and under-insured and low-income people one night weekly.

"We had hoped it would be an urgent care clinic, but what we found was that people were coming in with...

April 27, 2010

"Healing the worst of the poverty in this nation is intrinsically connected to restoring human beings to right relationship with the rest of creation," said Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in a keynote address that touched on most every factor --€“ shelter, food, environment, health...

April 6, 2010

Every day across the United States Episcopalians work in soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, health clinics, daycare centers and in social service capacities, striving for justice and peace among all people and in respect for the dignity of every human being.

Later this...

November 23, 2008

All ordained women in the Episcopal Church -- and 1,500 male clergy -- are beginning to receive invitations to participate in what is one of the comprehensive studies of female clergy by any denomination in recent years.

Every ordained woman -- deacon, priest, and bishop -- will be asked...