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May 31, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Barely a week into the cleanup after a string of tornadoes killed dozens and devastated parts of Oklahoma, the Rev. Paul Snyder’s role had shifted from first responder to “helping people try to get...

May 28, 2013

Youngsters at Camp Stevens in Julian, California, cut up freshly harvested produce to prepare it for canning or drying. Planting, tending, harvesting and preserving food in the organic gardens has become a favorite activity among campers...

May 22, 2013

A woman walks through debris after a huge tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma, near Oklahoma City, May 20, 2013. A massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, killing at least 24 people as winds of up to 200 miles per hour...

May 21, 2013

A couple searches for belongings after a tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma, May 20, 2013. A 2-mile-wide (3-km-wide) tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 people while destroying entire tracts...

May 17, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Holy Spirit comes, for some, as a comforting presence. For others, it’s a disturbing upsetter. And still, for others, it is mysterious, even scary. But don’t confuse it just with Pentecost –...

April 30, 2013

One person died at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Los Altos, California when a five-story tower collapsed during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, a magnitude-6.9 temblor that hit the San Francisco Bay area. Photo/U.S. Geological Survey [...

April 17, 2013

The Rev. Bonnie Perry, rector of All Saints, Chicago, kayaking on Lake Michigan. [Episcopal News Service] For the Rev. Bonnie Perry, kayaking the rough waters of Lake Michigan mitigates the stresses of navigating similarly...

March 19, 2013

David Joyal and his son, Aidan, stamp patterns on the path of a labyrinth as part of an intergenerational project at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Morristown, New Jersey. Photo/Sharon Sheridan [Episcopal News Service] The Rev....

February 12, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Shannon Knapp of Lehighton, Pennsylvania, is Zumba dancing her way to Jerusalem as part of her 2013 Lenten spiritual practice. At least 83 others in the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem are rowing, weightlifting,...

February 5, 2013

Presentation of Christ at the Temple by Hans Holbein the Elder, 1500–01 (Kunsthalle, Hamburg). Source: The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH [Episcopal News Service] Comedy...

January 20, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] One way to interrupt violence is simply to raise a hand as though warding it away while simultaneously extending the other hand outwards in invitation for peaceful engagement. It may seem a symbolic gesture, but...

December 14, 2012

The outdoor Advent waiting room at the House for All Saints and Sinners in Denver, Colorado. Photo/Alex Raabe [Episcopal News Service] Just one way self-described “Adventophile” Mark Roberts stays focused on the reason for the...

December 5, 2012

At St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, kids compete in a hip hop dance competition as part of the ReVision program that mentors juvenile offenders. [Episcopal News Service] At 16, Antonio hadn’t envisioned much of a future,...

November 1, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Brother Ron Fender will spend Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, All Saints and All Souls Days, commemorating Chattanooga’s homeless and unclaimed dead, first by decorating their graves with fall flowers and, a day later,...

October 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] By some accounts, at least 1,500 preachers in a variety of denominations across the nation deliberately defied federal tax rules Oct. 7 by backing political candidates from the pulpit. And then there was the Rev....

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