October 30, 2014
Bishop William H. Stokes of New Jersey will lead a “Celebration of New Ministry” on Saturday, Nov. 8, for the Rev. Victoria Pretti, as she formally assumes her duties as rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Stone Harbor. The service will begin at 11 a.m. at the church, which is located at 95th Street and Third Avenue.
Pretti, or “Mother Victoria” as she prefers to be called, was selected by a Search Committee last March following a nationwide search process. She...
October 27, 2014
October 3, 2014
October 2, 2014
[Diocese of Dallas] Whether reciting the liturgy in Igbo, sharing the chalice with the homeless or discovering the Canterbury Trail, all illustrate the rich vibrancy of the Dallas diocese where 11,300 believers sit in the pews each Sunday to worship.
Church planting, urban renewal, population growth and renewed excitement toward all things Anglican have buoyed the 69 congregations in the diocese and kept parishes and missions growing or stable. This is an important feat,...
September 29, 2014
Nicolás Maduro, presidente de Venezuela es hipersensible a cualquier crítica que se le haga. La víctima más reciente ha sido la popular actriz cubano-venezolana María Conchita Alonso que ha sido despojada de su ciudadanía venezolana después de vivir en la tierra de Bolívar durante muchos años. Su “pecado” defender a las víctimas de la represión gubernamental y sugerir la intervención de Estados Unidos en la complicada situación venezolana. En su discurso en la asamblea de las Naciones Unidas...
September 16, 2014
September 10, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy F. Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that Victoria Manley and Karen A. Wibrew have been named Episcopal Church Major Gifts Officers. The Major Gifts Officers, members of the Episcopal Church Development Office, are responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospective major donors.
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/10/14)—September is “National Preparedness Month.” As our nation prepares to observe the 13th anniversary of the Sept.11 terrorist attacks, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) asks: “How prepared are you, your family and your congregation to respond when a disaster strikes—whether it’s a fire, mudslide, hurricane, blizzard or tornado?” Take time this month to establish family and church emergency preparedness plans, create emergency kits...
September 2, 2014
[St. Paul’s Episcopal School - press release] St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, is honored to announce that forty-one students were listed among the highest scorers in the country by their performance in their AP courses and exams.
These AP Scholars have demonstrated college-level achievement through rigorous classes accredited by the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) which provides willing and academically prepared high school students...