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February 1, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Has the sound of coughing and the sight of runny noses got you questioning whether to shake hands during the peace or sip from the common cup on Sunday?

With this flu season said to be the worst since 2009, you have reason to be concerned for your health, but...

November 2, 2017

Yoga students learn the crescent pose, as well as receive the Eucharist at YogaMass, an idea created by the Rev. Gena Davis and run with Rev. John K. Graham, in Houston, Texas and beyond. Photo: Jonathan Dow/YogaMass

[Episcopal News Service] Something happened...

February 12, 2017

[Diocese of Los Angeles] The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles has been awarded $880,000 from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health with funding from the California Department of Public Health and the United States Department of Agriculture. The project to be carried out by Seeds of...

January 11, 2017

[The Episcopal Health Foundation] The Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) has approved $3.2 million to benefit 17 new grant partners working to take an active role in solving the underlying cause of poor health for Texans. With these latest grants, EHF’s Board of Directors awarded a total of 122...

January 20, 2016

The Naco Wellness Initiative, of Bisbee, Diocese of Arizona, has submitted the final report for their 2014 Jubilee Ministry Impact Grant. The grant exists to aid a Jubilee Ministry in making a positive and measurable impact in the lives of those in need.

The Initiative serves the border...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Claudine, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Claudine recently went through a divorce.  Her husband had been the primary breadwinner in the household, and after the divorce Claudine was “dead broke,” as she described it. She was living...

September 15, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

Cornerstone Kids, Inc., is a ministry of St. James House of Prayer Episcopal Church, in the Tampa Heights neighborhood of Tampa, Florida. According to census data, 48.2% of St. James’ neighbors live at or below the poverty line. Families are generally headed by single parents, which, when...

January 7, 2013

 

[Episcopal News Service] What does a new beginning look like?

For many the New Year is for planning positive changes and forging new paths for wellness: heart-healthy diets, cardio regimens or new gym memberships. But what about the other “heart” health? How often do you need to...

February 2, 2012

[American Cancer Society] Residents of Austin have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are needed to...

October 18, 2010

Religious groups and government bodies often seem at odds over social issues such as preventing teen pregnancy. But not in Gaston County, North Carolina, where an interfaith coalition first convened in 2000 by Episcopalian William Seabrook to combat issues related to homelessness in downtown...

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