April 17, 2014
April 16, 2014
[Episcopal Diocese of West Texas] A few years ago, the Rev. Bur Dobbins, rector of Church of the Annunciation, Luling, read a newspaper article about the Stations of the Cross being read on the London Underground. An artist had designed a booklet to read the 14 Stations of the Cross as the subway traveled from station to station. With that memory, this year, it occurred to Dobbins that the people of...
[The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] An agreement has been completed between the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS) and the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Lesotho to the United Nations to lease a portion of a floor at the Episcopal Church Center, 815 Second Avenue in New York City, NY.
“I am very pleased by this development,” explained Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating...
April 14, 2014
A statement in response to the Jewish Community Center shootings
“Hatred makes everyone look like the enemy”
April 14, 2014
The news of an armed man shooting and killing a teenager and his grandfather at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, and a woman at the Village Shalom assisted living facility, is another shocking reminder of the culture of violence that continues to flourish within our larger culture. We...
April 11, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori delivered the following sermon at St. Paul’s Cathedral on April 11 at the close of Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence being held at the Reed...
April 10, 2014
[Episcopal News Service – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma] Diocese of Maryland Bishop Eugene Sutton April 9 gave the following remarks to the Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence. The conference continues until April 11.
“Challenging the Mythology of Violence”
Given by the Rt. Rev....
[Episcopal News Service – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma] Diocese of Oklahoma Bishop Edward Konieczny April 9 opened the Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence with the following remarks. The conference continues until April 11.
Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace
EPPN LENTEN SERIES PART SIX
SUPPORTING PEACE IN THE LAND OF THE HOLY ONE
SPOTLIGHT ON JERUSALEM
Alexander D. Baumgarten
Director of Justice and Advocacy Ministries for The Episcopal Church
“The phrase “Holy City” is constantly used to describe the reverence for her shrines, but what it really means is that Jerusalem is the essential place on earth for the communication between God and man.” — Simon Sebag Montefiore,...