The recently formed LGBTQ+ caucus for the 80th General Convention has released a letter to all the diocesan bishops and standing committees, asking them to give consideration to what they believe are concerning statements and past actions of bishop-elect Charles Holt, as they discern whether or not to give their consent to his election. The Rev Charles Holt was elected as the Bishop coadjutor for the diocese of Florida at an electing convention held on May 14th of this year.
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and other church leaders offered prayerful and practical responses to the May 24, 2022, mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
By Robert F. Barsky, The Conversation The United Nations has warned that the war in Ukraine could create “the biggest refugee crisis this century,” with displaced persons numbering in the millions. Meanwhile, the rest of the world sits watching the
Written by By Elizabeth Lev. It may seem frivolous to talk about art during such a grave humanitarian crisis, but art is an essential part of the humanity of a culture, exploited by invaders and destroyed by barbarians to strike at the heart of a people’s identity.
We are continuing our look at our favorite hymns and spiritual songs and this week, Lisa’s shares here very favorite, St Patrick’s Breastplate. Plus we learn a little about different pulpits and more.
What does it mean for us as Christians to worship a God who places obstacles in our paths? In fact, what drove the author of Acts to interpret obstacles as being from the Holy Spirit, rather than the forces of evil? Wouldn’t it make more sense to interpret obstacles to the spreading of the Gospel as being devil-sent, and not God-sent?
The world all around us is bursting forth in its leafy, floral finery. What better time than now to dig deep and cultivate a sense of wonder, gratitude, enjoy in our hearts for all the gifts that God has given us, for each precious moment that we have to be with those we love, and to see the miracle of this beautiful earth that bears us tenderly within her embrace?