Disaster Response

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 14:04

As you most likely already read, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori called for prayer following the explosions in Boston, MA, and offers the following prayer: Gracious God, you walk with us through the valley of the shadow...

Saturday, December 22, 2012 - 10:34

Every day I receive emails filled with resources intended to help us all sort out our feelings and reactions to the tragedy in Newtown. There’s no possible way for me to post all of them, however these seemed particularly useful for Episcopalians:...

Friday, December 21, 2012 - 22:21

As we prepare for the birth of the Christ child, we cannot escape the tragedy of parents in Newtown being forced to bury their beloved children as a result of yet another instance of gun violence. In 2013, our nation’s leaders will begin discussing...

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 12:54

Although I am in Geneva, the tragedy in Connecticut is making worldwide news and is weighing heavily on my heart. I am re-posting this from the EpiscoYouth blog that is kept by my colleague, Bronwyn Skov. My prayers go out to everyone impacted by...

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 04:28

Arise, cry out in the night,? as the watches of the night begin;? pour out your heart like water? in the presence of the Lord.? Lift up your hands to him? for the lives of your children Lamentations 2.19 It is impossible to comprehend the tragedy...

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 18:59

My colleague, Bronwyn Skov, posted on her blog today a collection of resources useful as we respond to the recent storms along the East Coast and in the Caribbean. I thought they would be useful to my audience, as well, so here is Bronwyn’s post:...