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November 4, 2009

Since an early age, Paul-Gordon Chandler has lived his life in the Arab Islamic world, in western and sub-Saharan Africa and in the Middle East. As a teenager, then a development worker, with religious publishing groups and now as an...

October 12, 2009

Jane Williams, a widely regarded theologian and the spouse of the Archbishop of Canterbury, challenged women in the Diocese of Pennsylvania last weekend to "re-imagine" themselves within the body of the people of God. In two addresses,...

September 11, 2009

For Zoe Cohen, it was the opportunity to create something at her own initiative that first attracted her to the one-year residency offered to artists by the Philadelphia Cathedral, the Episcopal cathedral in West Philadelphia. For members...

August 28, 2009

This summer, visitors to the public library in the historic town of Cranbury, New Jersey, could find more than books on its shelves. From the end of each of the stacks hung one of a series of framed monotypes created by a local artist,...

June 19, 2009

A long-lost bell from a floating chapel for seamen who worked on ships at Philadelphia's port 160 years ago was rededicated on June 18, along with a new chapel that serves today's seafarers. The double celebration at the ...

June 19, 2009

James Tinsley recalls biking up steep Cedar Street in Berkeley, California, four years ago when he stopped to catch his breath. "I heard the sound of a pipe organ," he said, "and I had the experience to know that it was an...

June 12, 2009

Sandi Case has said farewell to the small, rural North Carolina church where she worshiped for the past decade, but she's left a rich legacy. "She has done so much to enrich our worship space and our lives," said the Rev...

May 29, 2009

Former Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold, whose strong devotional practices shaped his ministry as priest and bishop, launched his most recent book, Praying Our Days, at an event sponsored by the Philadelphia Theological Institute in...

May 11, 2009

With the likelihood that Harriet Bedell, a deaconess and missionary to Florida's Seminoles and Miccosukee Indians, will be canonized at this General Convention, her ministry is gaining greater visibility throughout the state thanks to...

May 11, 2009

PRAYING OUR DAYS By Frank T. Griswold Morehouse, 196 pp., $20. FORMER PRESIDING BISHOP Frank T. Griswold, whose strong devotional practices shaped his ministry as priest and bishop, launched his most recent book, Praying Our Days, at...

May 1, 2009

Twenty Episcopal iconographers packed their bags recently for a journey to see historic Russian icons. But instead of flying thousands of miles to Moscow, they boarded a bus in New Hope, Pennsylvania, for a 275-mile, two-day trip to...

April 3, 2009

A storyteller/songwriter and an illustrator, both members of Episcopal churches in Birmingham, Alabama, have teamed to create The Donkey's Easter Tale (Pelican, $15.95), a richly illustrated children's book about the last days of...

March 30, 2009

For two hours on Sunday afternoon (March 30), Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori held a conversation with lay people in the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia Cathedral, listening to their views and...

March 27, 2009

When visitors come to Philadelphia's historic Christ Church -- and more than 250,000 of them did last year, according to parish Tourism Director Anne McLaughlin -- many want to sit in the pew where George Washington worshiped or visit...

March 20, 2009

Wide-eyed children who never imagined the possibility of setting a foot on stage to sing, dance, act or perform in a circus troupe are having their dreams come true thanks to an innovative program between the Episcopal Diocese of New York...

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