October 11, 2007

Jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins plays at a "mission to musicians" jam session at St. Anna's Episcopal Church in New Orleans. On the Wednesday evening during the House of Bishops meeting in this city, Ruffins helped St. Anna's do what it's done every Wednesday for nearly two years, since the great...

May 23, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Washington's oldest congregation -- St Paul's, Rock Creek Parish -- will host its fifth Rock Creek Festival June 16-22.

Remaining faithful to its founder's vision to be a celebration of the diverse traditions of this most diverse region, the program will offer...

May 9, 2007

Noted soloist Horace Clarence Boyer, who has directed countless singers in choirs, ensembles and workshops and who edited the Episcopal Church's African-American hymnal "Lift Every Voice and Sing II," had an operation on his throat recently.

His rector says good-will cards and messages...

June 30, 2004

In 1964, the musical comedy Hello, Dolly! opened in New York, I Want to Hold Your Hand was a popular song, and Anne Glass began playing the organ in a church in Tennessee. While the musical and song no longer are in vogue, they have become classics. So has Glass.

It happened this way....

September 21, 2001

A prolific Episcopalian hymnwriter has written a new hymn to commemorate the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon September 11. The hymn debuted at the noon eucharist at the Episcopal Church Center on September 18.

The hymn, entitled When sudden terror...