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November 11, 2009

When she first met Bishop Bullen Dolli at the Diocese of Missouri's convention in 2005 and told him politely that it would be nice to visit his diocese in the southern Sudan some day, the Rev. Anne Kelsey said she was not prepared for the response she got.

"When will you come?" she...

November 3, 2009

Since an early age, Paul-Gordon Chandler has lived his life in the Arab Islamic world, in western and sub-Saharan Africa and in the Middle East. As a teenager, then a development worker, with religious publishing groups and now as an American Episcopal priest, he has experienced daily the rich...

October 26, 2009

The artistic talent displayed at this small New Hampshire congregation took some members by surprise.

"Each Sunday we talk about our children, or our jobs, but few people know what our personal interests are," said Kyle Potvin, a public relations practitioner and a poet whose writing was...

September 11, 2009

For Zoe Cohen, it was the opportunity to create something at her own initiative that first attracted her to the one-year residency offered to artists by the Philadelphia Cathedral, the Episcopal cathedral in West Philadelphia.

For members of the cathedral's art council, it was the 31-...

August 28, 2009

This summer, visitors to the public library in the historic town of Cranbury, New Jersey, could find more than books on its shelves. From the end of each of the stacks hung one of a series of framed monotypes created by a local artist, Kadri Kallikorm-Rhodes.

"Many people think of...

June 25, 2009

THE GOSPEL IN THE GLOBAL VILLAGE Seeking God's Dream of Shalom By Katharine Jefferts Schori Morehouse Publishing, 184 pp., $20

In her latest book, Katharine Jefferts Schori serves as both Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt for us. Like FDR, she was elected our president: that is,...

June 19, 2009

James Tinsley recalls biking up steep Cedar Street in Berkeley, California, four years ago when he stopped to catch his breath. "I heard the sound of a pipe organ," he said, "and I had the experience to know that it was an exceptionally [good] sounding instrument. And it was in tune!"

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June 12, 2009

Sandi Case has said farewell to the small, rural North Carolina church where she worshiped for the past decade, but she's left a rich legacy.

"She has done so much to enrich our worship space and our lives," said the Rev. Steve A. Holcomb, rector of Grace Mountainside Church in...

June 5, 2009

They create to praise.

About 90 artists from all corners of the country, as well as Mexico and the United Kingdom, participated in Gifts, the first open-studio exhibition hosted on the website of the Episcopal Church and Visual Arts. Artists submitted what they considered to be their...

April 30, 2009

Twenty Episcopal iconographers packed their bags recently for a journey to see historic Russian icons. But instead of flying thousands of miles to Moscow, they boarded a bus in New Hope, Pennsylvania, for a 275-mile, two-day trip to Clinton in western Massachusetts.

There, at the Museum...

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