September 22, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop Justin Welby has issued a statement on the first anniversary of the suicide bombings at All Saints Church, Peshawar, Pakistan, on 22 September 2013 in which more than 100 Christians were killed.
Archbishop Justin Welby said:
“As we approach the first anniversary of the horrific suicide bombings at All Saints Church, Peshawar – which made martyrs of more than 100 Christians and wounded many more – firstly our...
The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, chaplain to the House of Bishops, preached Sept. 22 at the House of Bishops meeting in Taipei, Taiwan.
“Rolling with Jesus”
Matthew 9: 9-13: As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth; and he said to him, ‘Follow me.’ And he got up and followed him. And as he sat at dinner in the house, many tax-collectors and sinners came and were sitting with him and his disciples. When the...
Proper 20A 2014 — Church of the Advent, Taiwan
In the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit — Amen.
I bring you greetings from the people of the Diocese of Los Angeles — it is a great honor to be with you this morning, preaching here at the Church of the Advent.
Today’s readings are all about economics. Not just any kind of economics,...
- With the Middle East seemingly in a state of constant conflict, a delegation from the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will make it's way through the region over the next two weeks carrying a banner of peace. The Rev. Shari Prestemon believes that the trip represents an important opportunity to stand alongside partners in Israel-Palestine, and other parts of the Middle East, as they face violence that makes the reality of peace seem distant.
September 21, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church is meeting in the Diocese of Taiwan from September 17 to September 23. The following is an account of the activities for Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21.
The theme for the fall meeting of the Episcopal Church House of Bishops is Expanding the Apostolic Imagination...
September 20, 2014
Archpriest Chaplain Carl Jerome Cwiklinski, CPT CHC USN, was honored upon his retirement from 42 years of distinguished military service here on Friday, September 18, 2014.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, celebrated a Service of Thanksgiving in Camp Pendleton’s Saint John the Forerunner Chapel, assisted by Father Jerome. Concelebrating were Priest David...
- A desperate bid to halt Ebola in Sierra Leone begins with panic buying followed by deserted streets.
September 19, 2014
- The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America concluded its fifth annual meeting on Thursday in Dallas, Texas. The Assembly issued a message to the faithful and a statement on the Middle East.