June 28, 2016
June 24, 2016
- 1) On Earth Peace issues response to queries coming to Annual Conference 2) Global Food Initiative announces new name for continuing program, new gardening grants 3) Children’s Disaster Services sends third team to Houston, Orlando team completes service 4) Brethren bits
- “We have another team headed out to Houston, Texas, this week, third one this summer,” reports Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) associate director Kathleen Fry-Miller. “I know the people there are getting very weary of all the flooding and water. I’m so grateful that we have volunteers willing to go.”
June 15, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Save the date for an important upcoming conference and educational event, the International Black Clergy Conference, scheduled for Wednesday, November 16 to Saturday, November 19 in Houston, TX.
The theme of the event is “The Jesus Movement: Embracing Our Call.”
The pre-conference begins on Tuesday, November 15...
June 4, 2016
- NEWS 1) Lengthy court case over church property in Los Angeles draws to a close 2) Bethany Theological Seminary announces its class of 2016 graduates 3) National Young Adult Conference seeks to create harmony 4) Children’s Disaster Services deploys to Houston, again, following flooding UPCOMING EVENTS 5) Nigerian Brethren president Joel S. Billi inaugurates EYN 100th anniversary committee 6) Brethren bits
- “The Houston team is in a shelter where people are taken to after being rescued,” reported Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) associate director Kathy Fry-Miller. CDS has deployed a team of volunteers to Houston, Texas, for the second time since April in response to severe flooding.
May 5, 2016
[St. John’s Episcopal Church] St. John’s Episcopal Church in Jackson Hole, WY, is pleased to announce the call of The Reverend James “Jimmy” P. Bartz as our new Rector.
Originally from Houston, TX, his path to the ministry began at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church under the attentive eye of now Bishop Claude Payne. Upon completing a Master’s Degree in Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary and ordination, his path continued as...
April 29, 2016
Aunque la mayor parte del agua ha retrocedido, los residentes del Condado de Montgomery se enfrentan ahora a una dura realidad después de las inundaciones históricas que devastaron el área metropolitana de Houston la semana pasada— muchos tienen casas inhabitables y otros no cuentan con la ayuda federal de FEMA.
Más de 13 pulgadas de lluvia cayeron en seis horas y en algunos lugares cayeron más de 16. Más de siete muertes han sido confirmados durante la inundación del mes de abril. ...
[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Although most of the water has receded, residents in Montgomery County are now facing a harsh reality after historic floods that devastated the Greater Houston area last week—many have uninhabitable homes and others have no federal aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
More than 13 inches of rain fell in six hours and in some...