Armed Forces and Federal Ministries

Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 00:00

The Office of the Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries is relocating to Washington, D.C. from the Episcopal Church Center in New York. Federal Ministries operates chaplaincies in three areas: military, veterans' administration and federal...

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 - 00:00

As an Episcopal priest who is also a retired member of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps, I am prompted to write after reading a very disturbing article in the May edition of Harper's magazine: "Jesus Killed Mohammed: The Crusade for a Christian...

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 - 00:00

After the end of the Civil War, American towns began setting aside a day to honor fallen soldiers and visit and tend their graves. The memorials coalesced into a commemoration of American troops killed in all wars, first called Decoration Day and...

Friday, December 5, 2008 - 00:00

"I wanted to extend my sincere thanks to your organization for your gracious bead donation to those of us deployed to Balad, Iraq. I was having a very hard time while there and found great comfort using your beads and having them close to me. I...

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 00:52

The roots of Just War thinking are to be found, not in scripture, but in the Stoic tradition of philosophy that can be traced back in its essentials to Aristotle. The highest priority was not (as it tends to be in modern thinking) the preservation...

Friday, March 31, 2006 - 19:00

“Episcopalians know how to do camp,” the Rev. Jackie Means tells anyone who will listen. “Why don’t we do camp for children of prisoners?” The director of prison ministry for the church says that a child with a parent in prison has a 70 percent...

Monday, March 20, 2006 - 00:00

It began as a simple ministry: place daily morning prayer, noonday prayer and compline online for anyone to hear. The Rev. Dr. Chip Lee, who has a background in broadcasting, has been recording these inspirational prayers for downloading in his...

Tuesday, August 31, 2004 - 20:00

Navy Cmdr. Stephen Pike, one of eight Episcopal chaplains serving in Iraq, has a new sermon about faith in God for his Sunday services at Camp Fallujah. The Episcopal chaplain for Regimental Combat Team 1 escaped death when a 107 mm. rocket soared...

Tuesday, December 9, 2003 - 00:00

Flying over the Pacific for a visitation to Hawaii the first week of December, Bishop Suffragan of the Armed Forces, George E. Packard, saw an elderly man wearing a baseball cap with the words, “Survivor Pearl Harbor, Schofield Barracks, December 7...

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