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Every storm runs out of rain.  – Maya Angelou It’s hurricane season, and with it comes the usual wind, rain, storm surge, and flooding. Whereas


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Weekend Roundup for October 1st

The PB has COVID, Hurricane Ian pummels Florida and the Carolinas and ERD responds, plus a priest goes on a Jeopardy winning streak and so much more. It’s our weekly roundup of news from around the church.

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Weekend Roundup for September 24

Chicago celebrates a long-delayed consecration, early African American Episcopal pioneer honored in Philadelphia, and how clear is the Bible, really – all this and more! It’s our weekly roundup of news from around the church.

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2FAB: Catherine Winkworth

This week we’re talking about the influential musical translator who did “more than any other single individual to make the rich heritage of German hymnody available to the English-speaking world.”

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The Woman at my Gate

I’m a much better listener than I am a speaker.  And I like to listen in an environment where everybody is comfortable – seated, warm

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Learning from Funerals

There are benefits to growing up in a family with few young children and much older relatives. I learned how to make butter from the

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