Revivals

Revivals

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October 25, 2018

By: The Rev. Meredyth Wessman Ward, Urban Missioner

As we were preparing for the revival in Western Massachusetts, the planning team realized that we needed to do something more than simply invite church folks to be part of the event. Since I work as Urban Missioner in the Main South neighborhood of the city of Worcester, we decided to target my...

October 25, 2018

By: The Rt. Rev. Douglas Fisher

Good evening! What a phenomenal crowd. The Holy Spirit is at work.

For the next ten minutes, I’m going to talk about Michael Curry, St. John the Evangelist, St. Paul, Jesus, and Revival. Here we go.

Three years ago, Michael Curry and I were together with other bishops and college...

October 17, 2018

By: The Rev. Vicki Ix

We’ve been preparing for revival for a year now, and it’s just a matter of hours until we share this wondrous, long-awaited experience. We have discerned a theme, selected venues, and planned communications, partnered gratefully with folks at the Church Center on tech and program, and...

October 17, 2018

By: The Rev. Pamela Mott

"The Great Awakening (1730’s-1740’s) … reinvigorated religion in America at a time when it was steadily declining and introduced ideas that would penetrate into American culture for many years to come." [1]

Central and Western Massachusetts played a substantial role in the Great...

April 3, 2018

By: Christopher Sikkema

In January 2018, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia hosted Fearless Faith, Boundless Love, a revival and celebration of the ministry of a Saint of Georgia, Deaconess Anna Alexander. I sat down with Ms. Zora Nobles, whose father was a student of the Deaconess at her church and school in Pennick...

January 25, 2018

By: Molly Stevenson, from the Diocese of Georgia

I attended an Episcopal Revival last weekend. WHAT?! Liturgical churches don’t do revivals! Can you say, "oxymoron?"

But not really, if you think about it.

We are a resurrection people. Raised from the dead. Brought to life again. Restored. Filled with hope. Revived! Makes sense...

January 24, 2018

By: Jeremy Tackett, Digital Evangelist

"'Be Prepared.' The meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise." - Robert Baden-Powell

I grew up with this motto, "Be Prepared.", as a centering principle...

January 24, 2018

By: Christopher Sikkema

Deaconess Alexander was an extraordinary person.

A focus of the weekend, along with a general renewal of spirit and revival of our faith, was the life and ministry of Deaconess Anna Alexander. The deaconess was born in 1865 to recently emancipated slaves on Butler Plantation in McIntosh County...

November 21, 2017

By: Christopher Sikkema

Called to Be, an Episcopal revival in the Diocese of San Joaquin, was held November 17-19 in Stockton, Fresno, and Bakersfield, California. While there, members of the presiding bishop's staff worked with the local diocesan team to hear and share the stories of faith in these places, to...

November 20, 2017

San Joaquin Bishop David Rice uses his crozier to knock three times on the door of St. James Episcopal Cathedral in Bakersfield, California. After the door was opened, a Eucharist began during which he was invested as San Joaquin’s third diocesan bishop and the first...

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On October 21st, the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts will host revival events in Pitt

On January 20th, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia will host Fearless Faith, Boundless Love

The Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church will co-sp

On September 17th, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia will host Fearless Faith, Bou

The old church tradition of the revival received new life in the Diocese of Pittsburgh February

The Episcopal Church is working with diocesan teams to organize a series of Episcopal Revivals i