Katharine Jefferts Schori

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 00:00

We are in the midst of an ongoing conversation about leadership – in this nation, globally, and in the Church.  We are consumed with worry about Syria, about the economic state of this nation and the world, and about the health and sickness in most...

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 00:00

I am deeply humbled to have been invited here tonight, and I’m also delighted at the opportunity to reflect with you about leadership.  I believe that the fundamental meaning of that word is being an agent of change.  We don’t yet live in the world...

Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 00:00

Are you possessed?  Possession isn’t just something that happened to a few sorry souls in Jesus’ day.  That’s really what’s going on in alcoholism or other addictions.  People are driven by the need to get something and maintain a supply of it, and...

Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 00:00

Well, Labor Day is behind us, and school has started in most places, and the usual reports are starting to roll in about “what I did on my summer vacation.”  I remember a math teacher in junior high insisting that vacations were times to do what...

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 00:00

I bring you greetings from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, which has been the formal name of The Episcopal Church for nearly 200 years.  Early in our history in the fledgling United States, we began to send missionaries to other parts...

Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 00:00

I met a character named “Flat Stanley” a couple of years ago.  One of the people in my office had a friend who asked me to pose for a picture with Flat Stanley.  Stanley is a paper doll who travels with people or is sent by mail to other parts of...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 00:00

It’s been a long journey to this place.  The last few days have been filled with travel challenges, and it is very good to be here.  We’re all on a journey, whether we make our home right here or a long way from here or in several places around the...

Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 00:00

I went to a farmer’s market last week, and found it filled with fruit, greens, and root vegetables of both expected varieties and unusual ones.  I bought a basket of tiny sweet raspberries and some greens of a sort I’d never tried before, and...

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 00:00

There is a remarkable trio of bakeries in Seattle that feature breads and baked goods that combine the best grains, fruits, and produce of the Northwest with Old World breadmaking and pastry techniques – slow ones, that depend on wild yeast and...

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 00:00

I bring you greetings from The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society.  That has been the formal name of The Episcopal Church for almost 200 years.  We began to send missionary bishops to the wilds of the mid-continent in 1835, and 9 years later...

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