Lent

Articles

February 11, 2016

By: The Rev. Deon Johnson, Rector, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brighton, Michigan

Come let us go...I need you!

I may not know you.

I may never meet you.

But I need you.

I need your gifts and skills,

your determination and strength.

I need your failures and your sorrows,

your pain and your stumbling.

We may never cross...

February 10, 2016

By: The Rt. Reverend Russell Kendrick, Bishop, Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast

 

When evening had come, Jesus said to his disciples, "Let us go across to the other side." Mark 4:35

It is one thing to go; it is an altogether different thing to go “to the other side.”   Until now, being with Jesus had been a relatively safe adventure...

February 10, 2016

By: Lacy Broemel, Manager for Communications and Operations, Office of Government Relations

"The aftermath of nonviolence is the creation of the beloved community. The aftermath of nonviolence is redemption. The aftermath of nonviolence is reconciliation. The aftermath of violence is emptiness and bitterness.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke those words in a 1957 speech, Birth of a...

February 8, 2016

Clarence Jorden of the Koinonia Movement many years ago wrote this: 

Jesus founded the most revolutionary movement in human history, a movement built on the unconditional love of God for the world, and the mandate to those who follow to live that love.

The season of Lent is upon...

February 8, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

 

 

“The season of Lent is upon us,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in his Message for Lent 2016. “It is a season of making a renewed commitment to participate and be a part of the movement of Jesus in this world.”

The holy season of Lent...

February 8, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

 

« Le temps du Carême arrive » nous dit l’Évêque Président de l’Église épiscopale Michael Curry dans son Message pour le Carême 2016. « C’est le temps d’un engagement renouvelé à participer et faire partie du mouvement de Jésus en ce monde ».

Le saint Carême commence le mercredi 10...

February 8, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

 

 

"Se acerca el tiempo de la Cuaresma", dijo el Obispo Presidente y Primado Michael Curry en su Mensaje para la Cuaresma del 2016. "Es la temporada en la que se hace un compromiso renovado de participar y formar parte de la movimiento de Jesús en este mundo".

La temporada...

February 2, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

The holy season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 10, and continues to the festive day of Easter on March 27. Resources for Lent 2016 from the Episcopal Church will be available here and include a wide array of prayers, reflections, links, videos, social media, bulletin inserts, and...

April 14, 2015

By: Elizabeth Stewart Sinclair

 “… for I was hungry and you gave me food” Matthew 25:35 (NRSV)

Bounded on the west by the waters of Puget Sound and on the east by the Cascade Mountain range, the terrain of King County, Washington was shaped by glaciers that deposited fertile soil and carved lush river valleys. Warmed...

March 5, 2015

By: Susan Heath

“The advantage of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to the one who possesses it.” Ecclesiastes 7:12b (NRSV)

Study after study in this country shows that poverty limits the chances of attaining a quality education, while at the same time we know that attaining a quality education is one...

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