October 17, 2013
[Seamen's Church Institute] Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) asks knitters to help increase awareness of mariners’ contributions by making—and hiding in plain sight—mini mariners’ watchcaps. The hats draw attention to the fact that mariners, whose work is often hidden in plain sight, deliver more than 90% of all imported goods.
SCI makes available a pattern for a miniature mariners’ watchcap (along with an informational tag to...
October 16, 2013
October 15, 2013
October 11, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] Now, there’s a way to do Sunday school the rest of the week.
In Poughkeepsie, New York, for example, Christ Church’s online “Soul School” offers parishioners a way to brush up on all things Episcopal without ever leaving their homes.
It’s a computer class on Episcopal tradition, made available via a ChurchNext subscription....
October 10, 2013
October 7, 2013
[African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas press release] The St. Thomas Gospel Choir (STGC) of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas (AECST), the first Black Episcopal Church in the United States, was selected as ‘the best church gospel choir” during the New York Regional Finals in the Verizon Wireless “How Sweet the Sound” (HSTS) competition. The event, held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, brought STGC together with five talented choirs from Harlem, NY, Newark,...
[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of New York has announced a slate of five nominees to stand for election as the diocese’s bishop suffragan.
- The Rev. Kim L. Coleman, rector, Trinity Episcopal Church, Arlington, Virginia;
- The Rev. Canon Susan C. Harriss, rector,...
Opening of Bishop Kemper School
Grace Cathedral, Topeka, KS
5 October 2013
Lections for Jackson Kemper
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Congratulations on this initiative – the Bishop Kemper School is a remarkable thing to celebrate! You are building on the foundation laid by others years ago. You heard Paul’s reminder: we’re all God’s...