For the Rev. Alex Dyer, canceling church altogether on Sunday was simply not an option as weather forecasts predicted more than 20 inches of fresh snow throughout parts of New England.
Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of Lent, has traditionally been observed by mainline Protestant and Catholic churches.
The Episcopal Church Foundation is very pleased to welcome Sandra Montes as Spanish Language Resource Consultant.
Several years of serving as an Episcopal Church missionary taught Natalie Finstad that healing and change only really happen in the context of community and that “we cannot begin to recognize who we are in God without the presence of community.”
The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the House of Deputies, calls for changes in bishop selection, attitudes to alcohol.
“That cross that comes on our foreheads on Ash Wednesday is a reminder of the cross that’s put there at Baptism,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her Lent Message 2015.
The Report to the 78th General Convention, commonly referred to as The Blue Book, will be available online at the Episcopal Church General Convention website.
The oldest son of the Rev. Israel Ahimbisibwe, Isaac Tiharihondi, was arrested in Mississippi and has been charged with two counts of capital murder according to media reports.