Diocese of Alaska

Diocese of Alaska

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September 27, 2017

Alaska Bishop Mark Lattime shakes hands with parishioners outside St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Fairbanks after a Sunday worship service on Sept. 24. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] St. Matthew’s...

September 24, 2017

Episcopal bishops and residents of Venetie, Alaska, gather Sept. 23 at the bank of the Chandalar River to bless the water, land and people. Venetie was one of eight villages in the Alaska Interior visited by different groups of bishops, who are attending the fall House of Bishops meeting in...

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, while maintaining their autonomy,...

January 26, 2015

By: Jenna Stevens, By: Stephanie Moe

Jenna Stevens, Dinyee Tribe, Fairbanks, Alaska; Bachelors of Technology major at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks

The concept that I took away from the Why Serve conference was identification. Why Serve has brought a lot of light into my life that I didn’t expect to come as an...

January 26, 2015

By: Jenna Stevens, By: Stephanie Moe

Jenna Stevens, Dinyee Tribu, Fairbanks, Alaska; Bachiller en especialidad de Tecnología en la Universidad de Alaska, Fairbanks

El concepto que me llevé conmigo de la conferencia Por Qué Servir fue el de la identificación. Por Qué Servir ha traído a mi vida un montón de luz que no...

March 4, 2013

By: Elsie Dennis

During one of our meals, Kaze Gadway, youth minister, Spirit Journey Youth, from the Diocese of Arizona asked me “What do you think God wanted you to know or learn from WinterTalk?” I could have chosen to summarize information from the many workshops that I attended, sermons I heard, cultural...

March 4, 2013

By: Mark Lattime

To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth

Any reflection on the fifth Mark of Mission, the mark that speaks to the stewardship of creation, would find a perfect foundation in the words of the Psalm 104.  Psalm 104 is an ode to the earth...

February 28, 2013

By: Carol Gallagher

To Respond to Human Need by Loving Service              

Our response to God’s love and forgiveness in our lives is simply to turn and share God’s love with others.  The compassion that Jesus places in our hearts urges us to care for the people in our lives. For many of us this is easier...

February 27, 2013

By: Sarah Eagleheart

"Why don’t we each write a story about how the youth live the five marks of mission," suggests Bishop Carol Gallagher. "Then youth ministers will see how practical the five marks can be."

With delight, the five of us in the room begin to write, reading our stories to each other and ...

September 6, 2012

Dancing with the Spirit participants formed the band Beaver Fever and created a CD called Ch’aaraadzaa (“We are Dancing” in Gwich’in in Athabaskan) that’s available from the Cruikshank School in Beaver, Alaska. Pictured sitting in an old fishing boat along the Yukon River are, from left...

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The Episcopal Diocese of Alaska is comprised of 48 congregations and covers the entire state of