Lynette Wilson

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Lynette Wilson is an editor/reporter for Episcopal News Service. ENS.

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September 5, 2012

Teck Cominco Alaska, Inc. delivered drinking water to the Kivalina community on Sept. 2. Photo/Janet Mitchell [Episcopal News Service] Harsh weather conditions and extreme storm warnings are nothing new for the residents of Kivalina...

August 16, 2012

Clergy, community members and young immigrants gathered at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco on Aug. 15 to celebrate a nationwide temporary reprieve from deportation for young, undocumented immigrants. But while applauding the limited...

July 25, 2012

A July 25 nighttime fire destroys St. James Church in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Editors’ note: Story updated at 9:45 a.m. July 27 to add complete information about July 29 Eucharist. [Episcopal News Service] A July 25 nighttime...

July 19, 2012

Kivalina is the only village in Alaska’s Northwest Arctic Borough region where people hunt the bowhead whale, a cultural tradition and dietary mainstay that has been severely hampered by the thinning ice. Once, hunters camped on the ice...

July 11, 2012

Red Leaf Singers from the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, South Dakota, playing the drum. ENS photo/Lynette Wilson [Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] Erma J. Vizenor, chairwoman of the White Earth Nation, stepped to the...

July 9, 2012

A group of Sudanese men from Chicago attended Indianapolis Day festivities in Victory Field during a General Convention event hosted by the Diocese of Indianapolis July 8. Photo/Araceli Ma [Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] On...

July 3, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] In South Florida, a known hotbed for sex trafficking, Sheila Acevedo has spent 17 years as a volunteer on the front lines assisting victims. Her vigilance helped rescue two girls, aged 3 and 5, who were living...

May 31, 2012

A labyrinth worship service is held at St. David’s Church in Austin, Texas. The church is nearing the end of the two-year GreenFaith certification process. Photo/Rick Patrick [Episcopal News Service] St. David’s Episcopal...

May 22, 2012

Rural & Migrant Ministry organized an interfaith delegation of more than 100 civil rights advocates, clergy and farmworkers from across New York state to spend "Farmworker Day" in Albany on May 21. ENS photo/Lynette Wilson [Episcopal...

May 21, 2012

From left, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town Desmond Tutu and David Crabtree, a news anchor at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a deacon in the Diocese of North Carolina. Photo/Lynette...

May 7, 2012

Sarah Eagle Heart (right), the Episcopal Church's missioner for indigenous ministries, reads a prayer following "Churches Disavow the Doctrine of Discovery: Calling for Poverty Alleviation and Healing" panel on the first day of the 11th...

May 1, 2012

New York City police officers waited for Occupy Wall Street demonstrators to march the 2.6 miles south from Union Square to Zuccotti Park. As of 7 p.m. EDT, the demonstrators who were to have assembled around 5 p.m. had not arrived. ENS...

April 3, 2012

The Bethune House Extension is located in a commercial building in Hong Kong's Sheung Wan section. ENS Photo/Lynette Wilson [Episcopal News Service] To many people, they’re invisible. They raise the children; walk the dogs; and do...

March 14, 2012

The Macau Protestant Chapel, aka the "Morrison Chapel." ENS photo/Lynette Wilson [Episcopal News Service] A small white chapel of Western design sits amid the high-rise residential buildings of Macau, a former Portuguese colony now...

March 9, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Province IX Synod, meeting at the Hotel San Juan, Boca Chica in the Dominican Republic on March 8, passed resolutions aimed at moving the province and Cuba toward financial self-sufficiency, and an additional...

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