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October 20, 2015

By: Christopher Sikkema

“Jerusalem, my happy home, when shall I come to thee? When shall my sorrows have an end? Thy joy when shall I see? Jerusalem, Jerusalem, God grant that I may see thine endless joy, and of the same partaker ever be!”

Earlier in October, I took a trip to Washington, DC, as part of a...

April 29, 2013

By: Jim Kee-Rees

My name is Jim Kee-Rees, and I am the Native American Missioner for the Diocese of Oklahoma and Vicar of Whirlwind Mission of the Holy Family in Watonga, Oklahoma.  Whirlwind Mission was founded by The Rev. David Pendleton Oakerhater, and is named after members of the Whirlwind family, that...

May 3, 2012

 

Gillian Thompson, a conservator who works with the Cincinnati Art Museum, and a member of Christ Church Cathedral, carefully cleans the Tiffany stained glass window. Photo/Julie Murray

[Diocese of Southern Ohio] Four rare Tiffany stained glass windows have a new home: the...

September 7, 2011

I've told the story many times: how, like most New Yorkers, I felt shocked, powerless, and uncomprehending in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, which shook my very faith in human nature. A chance visit to my sister's home in Brooklyn led to a meeting with a New York fire captain who...

August 16, 2011

The Rev. Michael Cooper was as surprised as anyone, including local authorities, when a stolen Rembrandt drawing turned up in his Encino, California, church office two days after it went missing from a ritzy Marina del Rey hotel.

It's anybody's guess how the 11-inch-by-6-inch quill-pen-...

January 27, 2010

Enhancing understanding and respect between Muslims and Christians is the goal of an innovative interfaith art exhibition and supporting events being held Jan. 28 - Feb. 3 at St. John the Baptist Anglican/Episcopal Church in the suburban Maadi district of Cairo, Egypt.

The CARAVAN...

January 7, 2010

Pop art is one way the Rev. Robert Two Bulls delivers a powerful message about persistent Native American stereotypes as well as painful chapters in church history.

Decades of personal encounters with non-Native people, from "the irksome offensive call-out 'Hey, Chief' to 'I really like...

January 7, 2010

They say one person's trash is another's treasure. St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Louisville, Kentucky, exhibits evidence that one person's trash is everyone's treasure. The folk art adorning the school classrooms is painted on discarded windows and recycled cardboard.

The artist,...

December 14, 2009

An association of Episcopal artists has launched its final exhibition of the year -- a slide show of two dozen pieces of art for Advent that best convey the varying concepts of grace. The exhibition, Full of Grace, can be viewed atwww.ecva.org.

"The term 'grace' has many definitions,"...

December 3, 2009

A mixed-media creation by an Episcopal artist who has worked with biblical and liturgical motifs for several years was chosen for the cover and inside page of a Canadian church calendar. Carolyn Coolidge Brown, whose paintings based on the Annunciation and symbols of the Holy Spirit hang...

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The winner of the first Episcopal Church Christmas card contest is Joan Covell from the Diocese

Learn about ECVA - The Episcopal Church & Visual Arts - in the Sunday, May 20 Episcopal Life

The Sacred Dance Guild is dedicated to dance as spiritual expression for:

An organization of artists, individuals, congregations, and scholars that engage the visual arts