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September 29, 2016

On Thursday, September 29, Thursdays at 2 will feature Creating Us, a highly popular music program that caters to the community around Christ Church/Iglesia de San Juan in Hyde Park, MA (Diocese of Massachusetts). 

The video is available here and is also available closed-captioned.

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October 19, 2010

About 40 people gathered at St. Nicholas Episcopal Church in Pompano Beach Oct. 17 to celebrate the first Eucharist in Portuguese in the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida.

After more than a year of preparation, Latin Portuguese Ministry of Southeast Florida has launched a regular...

August 31, 2006

“Can’t we just translate what we already have?”

It’s a very natural question from church people whose whole approach to church is rooted in documents, texts, words, Scriptures, written liturgies. If we just somehow can get those words into the language of the new people flowing through...

June 1, 2006

Epiphanies come in many forms. One of my most memorable occurred decades ago when I spent a junior year abroad in Bangkok. Composed of students from Carlton and St. Olaf colleges, we were a typically mixed group, at least for the Upper Midwest in the 1960s.

We were an average assortment...

September 26, 2004

San Francisco author and essayist Richard Rodriguez challenged a gathering of 132 bishops to think "brown," as they meet here through September 27 to discuss reconciliation and communion.

The story of Christianity is the story of brown, the story of melded cultures and blended traditions...

March 30, 2004

The Coalition Against Religious Discrimination

March 30, 2004

OPPOSE THE SANTORUM AMENDMENT TO INSERT GOVERNMENT FUNDED RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION IN THE SOCIAL SERVICES BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

Dear Senator:

We, the...

August 4, 2003

A resolution (A060) proposing that seminarians study contemporary language and engage in cross-cultural programs is bouncing back and forth between the two houses as deputies and bishops wrestle over whether such training should be mandatory or simply “encouraged.”

“It’s had a tortured...

July 31, 2003

“We want to be disciples who make disciples. We preach not the Episcopal Church, but Jesus Christ as Lord and ourselves as servants for Jesus sake,” the Rev. John A. M. Guernsey said to the House of Deputies in a special order of business Thursday afternoon, the second day of General Convention...