Katharine Jefferts Schori

Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 00:00

I spend most of my time on the road, traveling.  Most people spend their lives closer to home.  But all of us are meant to be on the road, the Jesus road, moving toward the Reign of God.  The very name of this church is a reminder that we are...

Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 00:00

When I was a child, I attended a church school for the first few years.  The nuns who taught there were filled with grace and taught us much about what it means to live as a minister of Jesus in the world.  They also showed us what it’s like to be...

Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 00:00

The nations have gathered, and streamed in to this city set on a hill – there are supposedly 7 hills here, and this is almost certainly the highest one with a church! – the nations have come up to the house of the Lord with great rejoicing.  It is...

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 00:00

El Buen Pastor, Durham, NC Diocese of North Carolina 16 June 2013 The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church Has anyone here ever worked as a shepherd, or known someone who did?  My husband and I...

Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 00:00

Has anyone here ever worked as a shepherd, or known someone who did?  My husband and I kept goats for a long time, but never sheep.  We did get to know a shepherd one summer in Nevada.  We never actually saw him, but we did see the messages he...

Sunday, June 2, 2013 - 00:00

I’m sure it hasn’t been raining here for 110 years, even though it must seem that way.  The Isar is in flood, the trees along the banks have their roots and lower trunks covered, and the mature trees floating downstream look like so many twigs. ...

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 00:00

I want to invite us to consider what kinds of proclamation are likely to be needed as we move into the future that God is creating all around us.  We live in a world that’s changing rapidly, is increasingly interconnected, and at least in much of...

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 00:00

Creator, we give you thanks for all you are and all you bring to us for our visit within your creation.  In Jesus, you place the Gospel in the center of this sacred circle through which all of creation is related.  You show us the way to live a...

Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 00:00

Today is the feast of Bede, who lived from 673 to 735, and is probably best known for writing a history of the English church from its beginnings up to the early 8th century.  Much of what we know about Augustine of Canterbury and others who...

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 00:00

The ongoing tragedy of conflict throughout the Middle East challenges people of faith throughout the world.  As Christians, we share a vision of a healed world where no one lives in fear of death or violence.  We have gathered here to listen to the...

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