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March 10, 2010

Every week, the Food Pantry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco, California, gives away 11 tons of food from the altar in the middle of the sanctuary, to anyone who shows up, no questions asked. Journalist Sara...

October 27, 2009

Trinity Wall Street's annual stewardship campaign recently got some help from Ray Suarez, senior correspondent for the Newshour with Jim Lehrer. Suarez was the guest preacher at the downtown Manhattan church on Oct. 25, and spoke at the...

October 8, 2009

The current global economic crisis presents opportunity for discussion and reflection, and begs questions. "In the last 10 years, global wealth has doubled, but 60 countries have become poorer," said Sister Marie Elena Dio. "So where is...

April 13, 2009

Take an aging pipe organ. Add layers of dust and dirt over years of inactivity. Then add the gritty film of destruction that suddenly coated the chapel after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. What do you get? The sounds of...

October 31, 2008

Three masses in 13 days. That's what the Trinity Choir, Trinity Wall Street's professional choir in New York City, undertook in September to complete its Haydn recording project -- that relied on the extraordinary resources of the...

June 21, 2006

Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold took the opportunity to share some farewell thoughts with the House of Bishops on June 21. The concluding legislative session for the Bishops was Griswold's last time to preside over the House. Griswold...

June 21, 2006

Note: This story adds more details throughout to a version posted earlier today.The 75th General Convention June 21 approved a resolution that calls on bishops and Standing Committees to "exercise restraint by not consenting to the...

June 20, 2006

The House of Bishops and the House of Deputies will meet in joint session after the 9 a.m. Eucharist on June 21 to consider a resolution responding to the Windsor Report. Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold called the joint session after the...

June 20, 2006

The clock is ticking. General Convention ends June 21, 6 p.m., at the latest. So what happens to legislation that has not made its way through both houses by the deadline? The simple answer: resolutions which have not been considered by...

June 19, 2006

The importance of the transitional diaconate and the reception of clergy from other churches dominated June 19 House of Bishops discussion about Title III revisions. The Bishops adopted resolution A082, with amendments, which changes...

June 16, 2006

The House of Bishops considered several resolutions June 16 that touched on civil rights from several perspectives Resolution C010 asks that states which prohibit domestic partnerships not be considered for future General Conventions....

June 16, 2006

Deputy members of the Joint Legislative Committee on Consecration of Bishops on June 16 voted to recommend that the House of Deputies consent to the ordination and consecration of the Rev. Barry Beisner as bishop coadjutor of the Diocese...

June 15, 2006

The House of Bishops was greeted in their morning session June 15 by Bishop Macleord Baker Ochola, II, retired, Kitgum Diocese, Northern Uganda. Ochola, one of many international visitors attending General Convention, spoke passionately...

June 13, 2006

Integral to the legislation, worship and fellowship of General Convention is the way in which the participants care for one another as a family in Christ. That support is particularly keen when participants fall ill. The Rt. Rev. John P....

April 13, 2006

Archdeacon Taimalelagi Fagamalama Tuatagaloa-Matalavea - known to her American colleagues simply as Archdeacon Tai - is a long way from home. A native of the Pacific island country of Samoa, the Archdeacon has lived and worked in New York...

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