Lynette Wilson

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

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April 29, 2010

Religious leaders and peace activists will gather in New York May 2 at 12 noon at the Church Center for the United Nations for an interfaith convocation to call for nuclear disarmament in advance of the U.N. Nuclear Non-Proliferation...

April 28, 2010

Eight years ago St. Peter's Episcopal Church in rural Hillsdale, Michigan, began operating a free medical clinic for un- and under-insured and low-income people one night weekly. "We had hoped it would be an urgent care clinic, but what...

April 27, 2010

"Healing the worst of the poverty in this nation is intrinsically connected to restoring human beings to right relationship with the rest of creation," said Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in a keynote address that touched on...

April 26, 2010

Serving as a missionary in Myanmar over the years has allowed the Rev. Kitty Babson, co-convener of the Episcopal Partnership for Global Mission, to better understand her own Christian baptism and how Christians are called to serve Christ...

April 21, 2010

On the morning of April 22, the rector at St. Phillip's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, Maryland, recorded a new message; it began "Happy Earth Day," and was followed by a litany of special events, including a farmers' market, a...

April 15, 2010

Nine months after arriving in Seattle, Washington, from Jordan, where she spent the last six years of her life after fleeing her home in war-torn Baghdad, Iraq, in 2004, Nada Abood called on three members of Congress in their offices on...

April 15, 2010

For many people, the word "pirate" conjures images of the Walt Disney franchise's "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, featuring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, and its theme-park attractions. Halloween partygoers don't dress as...

April 12, 2010

A $17,000 budget gap may force the all-girls Bromley Episcopal Mission School to close its doors for the rest of the 2009-10 school year, displacing up to 125 students, many of them orphans. The school was unable to raise the full...

April 6, 2010

Every day across the United States Episcopalians work in soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, health clinics, daycare centers and in social service capacities, striving for justice and peace among all people and in respect for...

March 22, 2010

President Barack Obama signed the health-insurance overhaul bill, extending coverage to some 30 million uninsured people, into law March 23 during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. "After a century of trying, today after...

February 26, 2010

Thousands of women from around the world, including more than 90 representing the Anglican Communion, will gather in New York March 1-12 for the 54th session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women to undertake a 15-year review of...

February 11, 2010

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra received a Grammy for "Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album" for their debut album, Book One, at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Jan. 31. Mayfield, 31, award-winning trumpeter, founder...

January 28, 2010

In summary of the discussions, panels and lectures presented during the Trinity Institute's conference on building an ethical economy, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams identified four repeated themes in his closing remarks: language...

January 28, 2010

Theology's contribution to economic decision-making goes beyond simply raising the question of "common good"; it also offers a framework into what is being assumed – human motivations -- promoted through economic...

January 26, 2010

People lined up along the fence outside St. Ann's Episcopal Church in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx Jan. 27 waiting for their turn to get inside -- not to get a glimpse of Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, who...

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