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TREC Asks for Input Through Engagement Kit

TREC Asks for Input Through Engagement Kit

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The Task Force for Re-Imagining the Episcopal Church (TREC) has posted its Engagement Kit and invites input and comments from Episcopalians. The Engagement Kit is located here. TREC member the Rev. Craig Loya explained, “This process is designed to continue to engage the church at all ...

Family Promise Congregations Open Doors to Host Homeless

Family Promise Congregations Open Doors to Host Homeless

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[Episcopal News Service] It all started with a sandwich.   Karen Olson was working for Warner Lambert and had taken one of her frequent trips into New York for a lunch meeting when she encountered a homeless woman sitting outside Grand Central Station.   “In the early ...

Diocese of Peshawar Newsletter Details All Saints' Bombing

Diocese of Peshawar Newsletter Details All Saints' Bombing

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The September issue of The Frontier News, the Diocese of Peshawar's newsletter, features several accounts of the massacre bombing of All Saints' Church in Peshawar, Pakistan.   "All of a sudden, two suicide bombers attacked, and blew themselves almost simultaneously, with a gap of 5-6 ...

Peshawar All Saints' Update

Peshawar All Saints' Update

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[Titus on Mission] In a conversation from Peshawar today, Bishop Humphrey Sarfaraz Peters of the Diocese of Peshawar said that the confirmed death toll from the bombing at All Saints’ Church on Sept. 22 in the old section of the city stands at 127, with 170 ...

Christians in Peshawar 'Crying Out' for Justice, Says Archbishop

Christians in Peshawar 'Crying Out' for Justice, Says Archbishop

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The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has drawn attention to the fact that Christians in Peshawar spoke of forgiveness even as they were 'crying out' for justice after Sunday's suicide bombings.   People in Peshawar spoke of forgiveness immediately after Sunday's attack at All Saints ...

Cocke: Friends in Pakistan Need Our Support

Cocke: Friends in Pakistan Need Our Support

Written by The Rev. Reagan Cocke on

One afternoon, as we drank chai tea, Bishop Mano received word from his diocesan office manager that there had been a suicide bombing in Peshawar. When he hung up his cell phone, Mano turned to me and said, “This is the first one in Peshawar, and I am afraid, my friend, it is only the ...

'Bridges to Pakistan' Accepting Donations for Church Bombing

'Bridges to Pakistan' Accepting Donations for Church Bombing

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Donations for the church in the Diocese of Peshawar, Pakistan, that was bombed last Sunday killing scores of Christian worshippers, should be made payable to “Bridges to Pakistan,” a registered 501 (c) (3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible and should be mailed to Bridges ...

Peshawar Church Bombing a Condensation of Horror and Loss

Peshawar Church Bombing a Condensation of Horror and Loss

Written by Titus Presler on

“This is a catastrophe for the Christian community of Pakistan,” my secretary Ashbel Taj said to me a few minutes ago.  He had just returned from visiting the wounded at Lady Reading Hospital after today’s bombing at All Saints’ Church in the heart of the old city of ...

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