Revivals

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October 17, 2019

As we prepare for Revival in the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac, learn more about the extraordinary people and ministries of the Church in northeastern Wisconsin by clicking the links below. How is God active and moving in your region?

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October 15, 2019

We asked folks from around the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac what they loved most about their faith communities. Here are a sample of the more common responses we received.

1.         I love the welcoming, helpful church family. We are a very small congregation, but with a few...

January 22, 2019

By: The Ven. Melissa Hays-Smith

When we first began talking about a diocesan revival in Roanoke, Virginia, with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, we had to stop and think about what that might mean for us – the revival service itself, as well as its aftermath throughout the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia.

Just having...

January 14, 2019

By: Connor Gwin

Revival is dangerous.

It is dangerous to pray that God would come and stir up the Holy Spirit in a new and powerful way. It is dangerous because God just might do it.

When we pray for revival, we are not praying for more members in our pews or more pledges in our plates. When we...

October 25, 2018

By: The Rev. Meredyth Wessman Ward, Urban Missioner

As we were preparing for the revival in Western Massachusetts, the planning team realized that we needed to do something more than simply invite church folks to be part of the event. Since I work as Urban Missioner in the Main South neighborhood of the city of Worcester, we decided to target my...

October 25, 2018

By: The Rt. Rev. Douglas Fisher

Good evening! What a phenomenal crowd. The Holy Spirit is at work.

For the next ten minutes, I’m going to talk about Michael Curry, St. John the Evangelist, St. Paul, Jesus, and Revival. Here we go.

Three years ago, Michael Curry and I were together with other bishops and college...

October 17, 2018

By: The Rev. Vicki Ix

We’ve been preparing for revival for a year now, and it’s just a matter of hours until we share this wondrous, long-awaited experience. We have discerned a theme, selected venues, and planned communications, partnered gratefully with folks at the Church Center on tech and program, and...

October 17, 2018

By: The Rev. Pamela Mott

"The Great Awakening (1730’s-1740’s) … reinvigorated religion in America at a time when it was steadily declining and introduced ideas that would penetrate into American culture for many years to come." [1]

Central and Western Massachusetts played a substantial role in the Great...

April 3, 2018

By: Christopher Sikkema

In January 2018, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia hosted Fearless Faith, Boundless Love, a revival and celebration of the ministry of a Saint of Georgia, Deaconess Anna Alexander. I sat down with Ms. Zora Nobles, whose father was a student of the Deaconess at her church and school in Pennick...

January 25, 2018

By: Molly Stevenson, from the Diocese of Georgia

I attended an Episcopal Revival last weekend. WHAT?! Liturgical churches don’t do revivals! Can you say, "oxymoron?"

But not really, if you think about it.

We are a resurrection people. Raised from the dead. Brought to life again. Restored. Filled with hope. Revived! Makes sense...

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On October 21st, the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts will host revival events in Pitt

On January 20th, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia will host Fearless Faith, Boundless Love

The Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church will co-sp

On September 17th, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia will host Fearless Faith, Bou

The old church tradition of the revival received new life in the Diocese of Pittsburgh February

The Episcopal Church is working with diocesan teams to organize a series of Episcopal Revivals i