Lynette Wilson

Biography

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

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October 4, 2009

On Christmas Eve 1947 Veronica Henry walked into St. Philip's Episcopal Church on West 134th Street in Harlem for the first time for midnight mass. Originally from the West Indies and new to New York, Henry was looking for a church home...

October 1, 2009

Supporting the work and mission of the Episcopal Church is now as simple as visiting www.episcopalchurch.org/index.htm and clicking on the red "Give to the Episcopal Church" button. "In these busy times, how many people have...

September 29, 2009

Episcopalians can expect new rituals in the order of service this flu season in an attempt to mitigate the spread of the seasonal and H1N1 viruses (AKA "swine flu"). At St. George's Episcopal Church in Germantown, Tennessee, a simple...

September 18, 2009

Looking out over the crowd of Church Club of New York members gathered at the Seamen's Church Institute on Water Street in lower Manhattan September 17, Doug Stevenson, SCI's director for seafarer's rights, reminded them that...

September 16, 2009

Bishops representing 200,000 Episcopalians from Maine to California made the case for health care and immigration reform, and stricter environmental protection on Capitol Hill Sept. 16. Together as "Bishops Working for a Just World" and...

September 15, 2009

The character of the United States depends on how its citizens treat the most vulnerable in their midst and in some ways that character is being tested, said Diocese of Rochester Bishop Prince Singh during a September 15 prayer vigil in...

September 14, 2009

Two things one can expect to encounter in cities and towns nationwide are the familiar "The Episcopal Church Welcomes You" sign and a public school – and now the Church has a plan to bring the two together. "Most...

September 11, 2009

Rain, at times heavy, and winds gusting strong enough to turn an umbrella inside out didn't stop crowds of visitors and mourners from standing vigil at Ground Zero on September 11 while the names of the dead were read out loud during...

September 9, 2009

Persecution of Christians has been documented as far back as New Testament times and has continued throughout human history, including today in Muslim-majority countries like Pakistan where recent attacks have evoked international...

September 8, 2009

A group of Episcopal bishops plan to travel to Washington, D.C., the week of September 14 to lobby on Capitol Hill in support of health-care reform. The group, "Bishops Working for a Just World," seeks universal heath-care coverage and...

August 19, 2009

President Barack Obama urged people of faith to knock on doors and spread the facts and the truth about health-care reform during "40 Minutes for Heath Care Reform," an August 19 telephone call-in and webcast. "Time and again men and...

August 18, 2009

Driving to and from Holy Nativity Episcopal Church's community garden in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles, volunteers noticed backyard trees producing more fruit than one household could consume. A light went on and Harvest...

August 16, 2009

Leaders of some U.S. faith groups -- including The Episcopal Church -- believe that somewhere in the shadows behind the voices condemning President Barack Obama's administration and other backers of affordable health care reform lurks a...

August 12, 2009

Madison Avenue has long known that word of mouth is the best advertising – a truth regularly played out on Facebook, the popular online social networking site. Brandon Mozingo, 32, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, became a fan of the...

August 6, 2009

The Office of the Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries is relocating to Washington, D.C. from the Episcopal Church Center in New York. Federal Ministries operates chaplaincies in three areas: military, veterans' administration and...

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