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December 1, 2014

By: Katie Nichol

An article from the December 2014 issue St. Paul's Episcopal Episcopal Church Communicant. Transcribed from an article written by Katie Nichol.

In early November, the Northwest Arkansas Prison Story Project visited the Randall L. Williams Correctional Facility in Pine Bluff for a staged...

November 26, 2014

By: The Rev. Sarah Monroe, Justice and Advocacy Fellow, The Episcopal Church

This past week, we read this passage in our Bible study in Aberdeen, a small post-industrial town on the coast of Washington state. We use a Base Christian Community model of Bible study—we read the passage and open up the conversation to the question: what does this passage have to do with us...

November 13, 2014

By: The Rev. Canon E. Mark Stevenson, By: Domestic Poverty Missioner, By: Justice and Advocacy Ministries

“We are sitting on a treasure here” were the departing words spoken to me by the Rev’d Joel Watson as I prepared to depart the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota a little over a week ago. (Joel, a retired priest, is the husband of the Rev’d Margaret Watson; Margaret is the priest in...

October 22, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

The people of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davenport, Iowa, have a request that will sound strange when you first hear it. They want your underwear—your clean underwear—and they want to give it away.

Around 30 years ago, a parishioner who worked with the homeless of Davenport stood up...

October 22, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

The people of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davenport, Iowa, have a request that will sound strange when you first hear it. They want your underwear—your clean underwear—and they want to give it away.

Around 30 years ago, a parishioner who worked with the homeless of Davenport stood up...

October 17, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

St. Benedict Health and Healing Ministry has very specific goals, the chief of which is, naturally, to heal those who are ill in body, mind and spirit. An institution and Jubilee Ministry of the Diocese of Colorado, St. Benedict’s is a point of access to healthcare for underserved and unserved...

October 17, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

St. Benedict Health and Healing Ministry has very specific goals, the chief of which is, naturally, to heal those who are ill in body, mind and spirit. An institution and Jubilee Ministry of the Diocese of Colorado, St. Benedict’s is a point of access to healthcare for underserved and unserved...

October 15, 2014

By: Rita Klock

This piece is reprinted by permission of Rita Klock, author of the original.

An after-school tutoring program that focuses on reading skills has been making a difference in the lives of third-grade students from Rugg Elementary School in Alexandria for more than 12 years.

What...

October 15, 2014

By: Rita Klock

This piece is reprinted by permission of Rita Klock, author of the original.

An after-school tutoring program that focuses on reading skills has been making a difference in the lives of third-grade students from Rugg Elementary School in Alexandria for more than 12 years.

What...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Josefina and her family, participants at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Josefina, a Metro CareRing participant who had been receiving occasional food assistance for several years, met with a Resource Specialist to discuss some financial problems that...

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