Diocese of Michigan

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December 7, 2011

Patients line up for free medical services at St. Peter's Church in Hillsdale, Michigan. Photo/St. Peter's Clinic

[Episcopal News Service] The parking lot fills quickly on Tuesday afternoons at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Brookings, Oregon as dozens of...

December 17, 2008

People at Trinity Church, Belleville, Michigan, knew the United States was in an economic crisis long before the catastrophe crashed into the consciousness of the rest of the country. During the same week the financial reports confirmed the U.S. economy was officially in a recession, similar...

December 4, 2008

Leaders of the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in the state of Michigan have issued a pastoral letter calling on the U.S. Congress to consider the parable of the Good Samaritan as it consider a financial bailout of the Michigan-based auto industry.

 

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October 15, 2008

Faced with declining church attendance and dwindling income, the Diocese of Michigan is set to launch a plan aimed at revitalizing the "diocesan household." At the core of the plan is an effort to determine the best way to invest a remarkable resource to bring about growth and vitality: the...

January 30, 2008

Two years after the 1967 uprising that shattered the city of Detroit, a young priest arrived at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul to encounter a man on the street who approached the towering cut-stone, neo-Gothic building and wondered, "maybe someone in there will care."

The priest --...

January 27, 2008

The Rev. Steve Bancroft has some tough talk for the Episcopal Church, and here's the short version: "Help redevelop urban America or die." Bancroft, who retired in June 2007 after 36 years as a priest, now devotes his energies and efforts toward real estate development.

His last dozen...

October 27, 2007

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori reminded the worshippers at Christ Episcopal Church in Dearborn, Michigan, October 28 that human beings are the image of God in earthen vessels.

"As long as we don't forget that mixed reality, we're doing just fine," she told the congregation...

April 3, 2007

Jack Sellick doesn't mind if the attention of the parishioners at St. Luke's wanders a bit during the Sunday morning worship service. Hanging on the wall above the altar is a 7-foot, 3-inch intarsia figure of Jesus Christ that he made in his woodworking shop.

The large intarsia "is a way...

June 15, 2004

A small but ardent group of unsettled Midwest Episcopalians gathered for a two-day conference on conservative thought at Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, in the Diocese of Michigan on May 21-22. Approximately 200 people from Michigan and the surrounding states attended "A Place to...

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