April 17, 2014
April 16, 2014
SUPPORTING PEACE IN THE LAND OF THE HOLY ONE
HOLY WEEK RELFECTION
Alexander D. Baumgarten
Director of Justice and Advocacy Ministries for The Episcopal Church
Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this, your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now lives and...
[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...