Jamestown

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November 11, 2007

The low moan of a Hawaiian conch shell and the solemn beat of a rawhide drum preceded Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori into the opening Eucharist of the New Jamestown Covenant Summit at Historic Jamestown in Virginia on November 1, which drew Native and non-Native Episcopalians from...

June 24, 2007

An image gallery "Marking the Church's 400-year heritage on Jamestown Island" is available here.

The fabric of four centuries of history -- woven with the 1607 beginnings of the Jamestown Settlement, Native American responses, and the rise of the African slave trade -- was prayerfully...

April 26, 2007

Before Jamestown, there was Virginia Beach -- or as it was first called, Cape Henry.

In late April of 1607, after almost five arduous months at sea, 105 English men and boys from the ships Discovery, Godspeed, and Susan Constant gratefully made landfall in what they called the New World...

April 1, 2007

The Episcopal Church will join the months-long observance of the 400th anniversary of North America's first permanent English settlement in Jamestown, Virginia. The commemoration officially begins April 26 with the marking of the English settlers' first landing at what is now Virginia Beach....

February 1, 2007

In many Native traditions, winter is the time for gathering to share stories. Out of those ancient ways came Winter Talk, an annual retreat for American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawai'ian Episcopalians, lay and ordained.

For most of its 19-year existence, Winter Talk was held in...

November 28, 2006

The second of four parish bulletin inserts highlighting Episcopal Church history – and the 400th anniversary of the Jamestown Colony and the beginnings of its original parish church -- has been posted online for use Sunday, December 3, or Sunday, December 10.

The full text of the series...

November 21, 2006

Episcopal Church history – and the upcoming milestone 400th anniversary of the Jamestown Colony and the beginnings of its original parish church --is the focus of a new Sunday service leaflet insert series designed for use November 26 through December 17.

 

The full text of the...

Bulletin Inserts

The Episcopal Church joins in the observances marking the 400th anniversary of the English settl

Organized in 1607 as part of the emerging English colony, the Jamestown Church became the first

The new church year — which begins December 3, 2006 with Advent's first Sunday — will bring sign