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April 24, 2019

Barbara Goodson, far right, a member of Christ the King Episcopal Church in Humble, Texas, created a mobile hair salon to offer free haircuts to people who need them. Photo: Courtesy of Barbara Goodson [Episcopal News Service] With...

April 12, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] On both prison cots and comfy parlor chairs, two communities in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania are taking a singular journey of reading the entire Bible together over the course of the next year. The Rev....

November 27, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] When her kindergarten teacher issued the classic assignment, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”, Caroline Carson, 47, didn’t have a single answer. Instead, she had about 25 options—including becoming a...

November 13, 2018

Bishop Chilton Knudsen came to Maryland in 2015 to lead the Diocese of Maryland in its ministry of recovery and support for those in addiction. Photo: Diocese of Maryland [Episcopal News Service] For the Diocese of Maryland, the...

November 12, 2018

A veteran attends a memorial service at the American Cathedral in Paris on Nov. 11. Photo: Angie Kremer [Episcopal News Service] On Nov.11 at 11 a.m., the worship service at the American Cathedral in Paris paused so parishioners...

November 8, 2018

The Rev. Jane Patterson teaches during a class offered by the Iona Center at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. [Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church has an important partner as it responds to shifts in the...

January 17, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] What began as a small gathering with a big dream has transformed into a commitment by millions of Christians around the world to pray for one another. First begun in 1908, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity...

December 15, 2016

Worship at All Saints in Big Sky, Montana. Editor’s Note: On Jan. 6, 2001, after 30 years of dialogue, the Episcopal Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, while maintaining their autonomy, agreed to come together to...

December 14, 2016

A group shot of Epiphany Lutheran-Episcopal Church members on a hike during a youth retreat this fall. Editor’s Note: On Jan. 6, 2001, after 30 years of dialogue, the Episcopal Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America,...

December 14, 2016

The Rev. Kari Jo Verhulst (left), Lutheran chaplain, and the Rev. Thea Keith-Lucas, Episcopal chaplain, in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology chapel. Editor’s Note: On Jan. 6, 2001, after 30 years of dialogue, the Episcopal...

December 13, 2016

Parishioners at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter celebrate Holy Eucharist. Editor’s Note: On Jan. 6, 2001, after 30 years of dialogue, the Episcopal Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, while maintaining...

December 11, 2016

Editor’s Note: On Jan. 6, 2001, after 30 years of dialogue, the Episcopal Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, while maintaining their autonomy, agreed to come together to work for joint mission in the world and to allow...

November 10, 2016

[Cincinnati Inquirer] I planned to be a gracious winner today. I wasn’t going to rub it in the faces of folks who had been Donald Trump supporters. My social media presence would be demure, and while I expected to dance a little jig...

September 16, 2016

“Greatest Love” by Syrian artist Asmaa Takieddine [Episcopal News Service] In the midst of a fierce presidential election campaign that hinges in part on views about immigration and how Americans should treat one another and...

July 22, 2016

Parishioners at Christ Church, Coronado, in the Diocese of San Diego play Pokemon at the church’s front gate. Photo: Christ Church [Episcopal News Service] Pokémon Go is a game, but Christie Tugend is ready to nominate it for...

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