Chaplaincies

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 00:00

The Rt. Rev. James "Jay" Magness was consecrated as the sixth bishop suffragan for federal ministries in June 2010. Here, he speaks with writer Diane Ney about his plans and his office's recent relocation to Capitol Hill from New York City. The...

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 00:00

The custom of appointing clergy members to lead the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States in prayer has continued with few interruptions ever since the Senate elected Samuel Provoost, Episcopal bishop of New York, as its...

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...

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 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...

Thursday, November 19, 1998 - 00:00

Building on a close relationship built over the years, Bishop Charles Keyser, suffragan bishop for the Armed Forces, welcomed a delegation from the Russian Orthodox Church for an October tour of military installations and prison chaplaincies in the...