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August 4, 2009

Episcopal Life Weekly continues its four-part series of bulletin inserts reporting on the actions of General Convention with an August 9 issue on the triennial budget passed by bishops and deputies during the meeting in Anaheim, California, July 8 – 17.

The inserts outline the changes...

May 29, 2008

Journalist and author Solange De Santis -- whose 32-year career has included assignments with Reuters, the Wall Street Journal, and the Anglican Journal of Canada -- has been named editor of Episcopal Life Media (ELM).

Hired on the unanimous recommendation of a five-member review panel,...

December 20, 2007

The December edition of "Episcopal Life Focus" -- a half-hour video "multicast" featuring church mission, ministries and news -- is posted for online viewing here.

Ministries aiding seafarers -- who typically work for months at a time away from home and family -- are outlined in a "One...

March 21, 2007

Weekend observances of the 200th anniversary of Britain's abolition of the slave trade -- and a focus on the ministry of military chaplains as the Iraq war enters its fourth year -- are featured in the March 25 parish-bulletin edition of Episcopal Life This Week, now available for downloading...

June 1, 2006

To listen to some folks these days, one would think that consensus was the cornerstone of Anglican identity. On the contrary, in the past the genius of Anglicanism has been the ability to stay together in the same church even with serious disagreements on core matters of faith. The classical...

June 1, 2006

Malcolm Boyd became known in the 1960s as “The Espresso Priest” for his religiously-themed poetry-reading sessions in coffee houses across the nation. He went on to record his prayers to Jesus and in 1966 wrote the landmark book Are You Running With Me, Jesus?

Boyd's prayers, which...

November 1, 2005

There is always a sadness about the end of summer, as if summer were not so much a season as a country, a long landscape of days through which we travel and, with a small sigh, from which we return.

When I was teaching, I always tried to avoid the summer sessions. Who would want to give...

November 1, 2005

The Executive Council in October directed its Social Responsibility in Investments Committee to use the church’s investments to encourage positive change in the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

“Our recommendation is not divestment, which I think some people were anticipating...

October 1, 2005

Many church and other organizations are seeking donations and assistance for hurricane victims. Here is a sampling of ways to help. You also can check with your local congregation or diocese.

Pray for those involved, including those displaced by the hurricane, those who lost loved ones...

June 1, 2005

On April 17, Christ Episcopal Church of Overland Park, Kan., completed a three-week vote on whether to separate itself from the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Kansas. Parishioners voted 873 to 211, or 81 percent to 19 percent, in favor of the proposal.

That’s how I would begin a...


Bulletin Inserts

As Christmas Day approaches, Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts for December 21, the fourth

Bulletin inserts from Episcopal Life Weekly for December 14 tell of St.

December 7 bulletin inserts mark 60th anniversary of Human Rights Day.

For Christmas this year, considering giving a goat. Or a flock of chickens.

Breaking the Silence, a new handbook about dealing with domestic violence from a spirit

A book and several pamphlets outlining the present challenges and opportunities facing the world

Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts for November 9 contain excerpts from the sermon preached

In the Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts for November 2, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jeffert

Bulletin inserts from Episcopal Life Weekly for October 19 and October 26 carry dual messages fr

Bulletin inserts from Episcopal Life Weekly for October 19 and October 26 carry dual messages fr