Military & Armed Forces

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:35

I greet you in the Name of the Lord Jesus on this the 98th commemoration of “Veterans Day.” It used to be called “Armistice Day” in thanksgiving for the peace that was signed between the Allied and Axis powers.  When President Woodrow Wilson made...

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 19:00

The Rt. Rev. Carl Wright, newly ordained and consecrated as bishop suffragan for the armed forces and federal ministries receives the applause of the congregation gathered at Washington National Cathedral. Photo: Donovan Marks/Washington National...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 20:00

A soldier of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) places flags in front of the graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, U.S., May 26. Photo: Joshua Roberts/Reuters [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Of all the civic...

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 19:00

This simple devotional provides weekly and special - occasion prayers for both parent and child. No matter where a parent is deployed, they and their children are saying the same  prayers at the same time. This resource has activities that allow...

Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 14:12

The Rt. Rev. James B. Magness To the House of Bishops Kanuga Conference Center Hendersonville, NC On March 12, 2013 Good afternoon. Jay Magness: Armed Services and Federal Ministries. I want to use the next few minutes to update you on some things...

Friday, November 11, 2011 - 00:00

Editor's note: This piece first appeared online in The Huffington Post's Religion Section. For many people of my generation who came of age through rites of passage in the 1960s, military service most often was looked upon as the least preferred...

Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 20:00

Support for the repeal of the U.S. Military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy is gaining momentum. Last week the House of Representatives passed a bill repealing the 17-year old law, followed closely by a vote of approval by the Senate Armed Service...

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, April 8, 2003 - 20:00

(ENS) Two weeks before the first air strikes were launched on Baghdad, Bishop George Packard, suffragan in charge of the Episcopal Church's chaplaincies, reminded a gathering at the Episcopal Church Center that "when America goes to war, the...

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