Chaplaincies

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October 31, 2005

At least once monthly, the Rev. Beryl Nyre-Thomas dons a bulletproof vest and reports for duty.

Cases of domestic violence, drug abuse, homicides are all in a day’s work for Nyre-Thomas and other diocesan clergy in Los Angeles who volunteer as chaplains, riding along in police cruisers...

December 23, 2004

The Rev. David Sivret, rector of Christ Church, Eastport, Maine, and nearby St. Anne's, Calais, is currently serving as chaplain in Mosul, Iraq, with the Maine Guard's 133rd Engineering Battalion. After the December 21 bomb blast there that killed 22 people, Sivret sent the following note to...

September 23, 2004

The Texas Partnership for End-of-Life Care (TxPEC) has doubly honored the Rev. Amy Donohue-Adams, head of the chaplaincy programs at Round Rock Medical Center.

A statewide organization dedicated to improving end-of-life care for people of all cultures and communities in Texas, TxPEC has...

August 31, 2004

Navy Cmdr. Stephen Pike, one of eight Episcopal chaplains serving in Iraq, has a new sermon about faith in God for his Sunday services at Camp Fallujah.

The Episcopal chaplain for Regimental Combat Team 1 escaped death when a 107 mm. rocket soared in from about three miles away and...

March 31, 2004

A CLIMATE OF anxiety and fear hangs persistently over U.S. troops in Iraq because of plentiful weapons and easy access to them throughout the country, said Suffragan Bishop George Packard after his return from a five-day visit. During the trip, he presided at services, gave support to a half-...

May 11, 2003

During the April Executive Council meeting, held at a conference center near Baltimore, Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold took a few hours to visit U.S. Army private first class Donald R. Schafer at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in northern Washington, D.C.

The 23-year-old Schafer...

March 7, 2003

Bishop George Packard, in charge of the Episcopal Church's chaplaincies, reminded a 'community gathering' of staff at the Episcopal Church Center that the impending war with Iraq will involve not only Episcopal soldiers but a number of chaplains. He reported that there are seven Episcopal...

November 19, 1998

Building on a close relationship built over the years, Bishop Charles Keyser, suffragan bishop for the Armed Forces, welcomed a delegation from the Russian Orthodox Church for an October tour of military installations and prison chaplaincies in the United States. "This is just the latest step...

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