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January 9, 2009

A U.S. Episcopal priest and members of his international congregation at the Anglican-Episcopal church in Cairo, Egypt, will host an unprecedented gathering of Egyptian and Western artists in January to discuss the use of art as a bridge...

Total votes: 61
December 2, 2008

Bulletin inserts from Episcopal Life Weekly for December 14 tell of St. Nicholas, the original Santa Claus; the third-century Bishop of Myra who became a symbol of generosity, goodwill and love for children to Christians throughout the...

Total votes: 33
December 1, 2008

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has recorded a video message to mark the 20th annual World AIDS day on December 1, 2008. The video, available here, sees the archbishop talk about the church's worldwide involvement in care and...

Total votes: 26
October 24, 2008

Fingers are busy at the cathedral and in congregations throughout the Diocese of Arkansas. In a project designed to encourage a deeper relationship between each church, Trinity Cathedral in Little Rock, Arkansas, has launched "...

Total votes: 39
September 15, 2008

Episcopal Dioceses in Texas and Louisiana spent much of September 15 assessing damage wrought by Hurricane Ike and trying to help care for the storm's survivors. Episcopal parishes in the Houston-based Diocese of Texas reported no...

Total votes: 18
September 12, 2008

The steps of London's historic Westminster Cathedral was the site where a gifted trio of Irish Roman Catholic priests signed a contract with Sony BMG for their first album set for U.S. release on RCA Victor Records on Nov. 18. The...

Total votes: 30
September 5, 2008

GOD SEEKERS Twenty Centuries of Christian Spiritualities By Richard H. Schmidt Eerdmans, 388 pp., $22 Spirituality is found only in the day-to-day lives of ordinary people, claims Richard Schmidt, an Episcopal priest, former...

Total votes: 43
July 29, 2008

One of the most frequently visited areas on the Episcopal Church's website is Lesson Plans for Small Congregations. You can access it here. Here, parish educators will find sets of lesson plans that follow the Revised Common...

Total votes: 16
May 2, 2008

THE LIVING CHURCH Convictions of a Lifelong Pastor By John Stott IVP, 180 pp., $17 In The Living Church John Stott shares with his readers what he has learned. After serving as longtime rector of All Souls, London, Stott is both...

Total votes: 16
September 28, 2007

Mention solar energy and people often think of individual roof-mounted panels. Mention stained glass and people think of traditional windows in churches. Not too many people would think to combine them, but artist Sarah Hall has done this...

Total votes: 35
August 10, 2007

A dredge -- a large, hoary implement of rusted steel teeth and netting used to "harrow" crabs out of the depths of Chesapeake Bay -- sits at the base of the large pulpit just below the chancel steps of St. Stephen and the...

Total votes: 17
June 8, 2007

Published in 1890, the first newsletter of the Episcopal Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Philadelphia's Chestnut Hill neighborhood devoted several paragraphs to thanking parishioners for needlepoint items they had created and...

Total votes: 21
January 8, 2007

An Episcopal priest and a publishing executive who partnered on a book of blessings and prayers for family pets (We Thank You God for These, $16.95) in 2004 have spent their time since researching foods from the Bible, drafting menus and...

Total votes: 16
November 1, 2006

The investiture of Presiding Bishop-elect Katharine Jefferts Schori at Washington National Cathedral at 11 a.m. Nov. 4 will be webcast by the Episcopal Church's communication office in collaboration with Washington National Cathedral...

Total votes: 43
October 1, 2006

New York’s Trinity Church, Wall Street, and the Diocese of Texas are partnering to produce a live interactive webcast on Oct. 28 that will teach Episcopalians how to talk about their faith at work. Retired astronaut and Marine...

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