Lynette Wilson

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

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September 15, 2011

In the Comité del Pueblo section of Quito, the Episcopal Diocese of Central Ecuador operates "El Portal de Belen," a day care center serving some 70-80 at-risk children and toddlers. The center operates Monday through Friday from 7 a.m...

September 15, 2011

Editor's note: For a video from inside the village, click here. Guarani Chief Pedro Alves lives with his people in Tekoa Vy'a Renda Poty, a tiny village owned by the city of Santa Helena in the southern Brazil state of Paraná, where the...

September 14, 2011

It is through disaster that doors of the human heart and of social structures are opened, said Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Sept. 15 during the opening, bilingual Eucharist of the Episcopal Church's House of Bishops fall...

September 10, 2011

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori asked the congregation gathered Sept. 11 at St. Paul's Chapel in lower Manhattan, across the street from Ground Zero, to pray for those who perpetrated the violence, those who sought vengeance and...

September 7, 2011

Bishops from the Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America (IARCA) on Sept. 7, the first of three days of meetings in New York, visited the Episcopal Church Center, participating in the noon Eucharist and meeting with and briefing...

August 9, 2011

In Somalia, 3.2 million people -- by some estimates almost half the East African country's population -- are in need of "immediate life-saving assistance" and another 11 million in the Horn of Africa have been affected by the region’s...

July 31, 2011

Deputy Minister Zhang Lebin of China's State Administration of Religious Affairs (SARA), along with 23 Chinese religious officials, visited the Episcopal Church Center in New York Aug. 1 to learn about how the church engages in charitable...

July 6, 2011

The City of New York July 7 chose the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn to launch Change by Us NYC, a new website aimed at connecting people and making the city a "greener, greater" place to live...

June 19, 2011

After an eight-month separation from them, Antonio boarded a plane with his wife and their three children in Cali, Colombia, last winter and flew to Quito, Ecuador, where they petitioned the Ecuadorian government for asylum. It was the...

April 14, 2011

Three days after a cross and candlestick were stolen from the high altar at the Episcopal Church of St. Paul & St. James in New Haven, Connecticut, the items were left on the front steps of the parish office in a brown paper bag....

April 12, 2011

As Holy Week quickly approaches and Good Friday and Earth Day coincide, the Episcopal Church has compiled liturgical, educational and other resources for incorporating earth-care themes into services and celebrations. "This year Earth...

March 30, 2011

The Episcopal Church's House of Bishops concluded its six-day retreat meeting at the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina, continuing the theme "selection, recruitment and formation of young leaders,"...

March 24, 2011

Tucked high in the mountains of Honduras, an hour's drive south of San Pedro Sula, a Florida couple is working with the Episcopal Diocese of Honduras to develop a self-supporting ministry aimed at helping the Central American country's...

March 3, 2011

In a sewing factory in San Pedro Sula men and women infected with HIV/AIDS sew T-shirts, tote bags, school uniforms and other items for both in-country and export sale. In exchange for labor the workers receive a fair wage -- $250 a month...

March 1, 2011

Autonomy had long been the dream of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) but it took the church's profiting from a dark period of history in the 1970s and 80s to firmly put it on the path to achieve that autonomy in 2007. ECP...

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