October 11, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] Now, there’s a way to do Sunday school the rest of the week.
In Poughkeepsie, New York, for example, Christ Church’s online “Soul School” offers parishioners a way to brush up on all things Episcopal without ever leaving their homes.
It’s a computer class on Episcopal tradition, made available via a ChurchNext subscription....
October 10, 2013
October 9, 2013
October 8, 2013
[Episcopal News Service – Washington, D.C.] The federal government shutdown did not deter ecumenical immigration activists from spending 12 hours on Oct. 7 at National City Christian Church preparing for their Oct. 8 scheduled congressional visits.
“The government is shutdown and we’re still here doing this work,” said Jen Smyers, Church World Service’s...
October 4, 2013
October 2, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] Christianity in Qatar was once an...
October 1, 2013
September 26, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] As Congress continues to fight over the Affordable Care Act, the Church Pension Group and the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations are urging legislators to pass a bill to rectify what they see as a church-related glitch in law.
The Affordable Care Act is meant to make preventive health care — including family planning and related services —...
September 24, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] The House of Bishops ended its fall meeting Sept. 24 in Nashville, Tennessee, following six days focused on the theme “Transforming Loss into New Possibilities.”
“This has been a grace-filled meeting,” said Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori during a telephone press conference after the meeting ended.
The bishops looked at mission as going out into the community rather than as staying in “beautiful churches” waiting for...