July 20, 2016
July 13, 2016
- The Chicago district superintendent was elected on the sixth ballot at the 2016 North Central Jurisdictional Conference.
July 12, 2016
[Episcopal Church Ofice of Public Affairs] The youth and adult members of the 2017 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE17) Mission Planning Team have been announced by Bronwyn Clark Skov, Episcopal Church Officer for Youth Ministries.
Drawing hundreds of youth from throughout the Episcopal Church, EYE17 will be heldJuly 10-14, 2017 at the University...
July 11, 2016
- 10th Annual Diaconal Liturgical Practicum leaders and participants with Bishop Paul [photo: Maria Rentel].
Over the past decade, the Orthodox Church in America’s Diaconal Liturgical Practicum has grown from a small project designed to quickly train a few sorely needed deacons for the OCA to an established annual effort that instructs altar servers, subdeacons, and deacons from several Orthodox Christian...
July 8, 2016
We are in a time of convulsive violence, here and around the world. Just this week, we have witnessed the killings of two black men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, at the hands of police officers, and then the killings of five police officers who were working to ensure the safety of a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest.
So much of this violence is rooted in the rage and hatred fueled by racial injustice. So much of it is justified by blasphemous claims of...
July 1, 2016
Participants from nearly every jurisdiction in North America attended the 2016 Pan-Orthodox Music Symposium held at the Saint Mary’s Cathedral here June 23-26, 2016.
“When we attend conferences and symposia, every once in a while you really feel like you are attending one that is truly special,” said Michael Lang, a member of Christ the Saviour Church, Ottawa, Ontario. “This year’s symposium...
June 30, 2016
There’s still time to register for the first “Youth Council,” slated to take place during the 90th annual Convention of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] in suburban Rosemont, IL July 22-25, 2016.
“We’re looking forward to this great youth event, which will include fellowship,...