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Migration ministries’ affiliates prepare to welcome Afghan families

EMM affiliate Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services in New Haven, Conn., helps find housing for Afghan immigrants. Photo/Courtesy IRIS By David PaulsenEpiscopal News Service Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) and its affiliates mobilized to respond to an expected increase of people fleeing from Afghanistan to the United States after the Afghan government…

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Kelly Latimore: Iconographer of a new “imago dei”

“Mama,” 36 x 48 in., 2020 All paintings gouache and gold leaf on board. Photos/courtesy of the artist By Pamela A. Lewis Any lingering ideas we might hold about artists who paint — or, more precisely, write — icons quickly disappear when we meet iconographer Kelly Latimore and his large body…

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In North Texas, Episcopalians take a deep breath

  A previous service at All Saints Episcopal Church before the property was removed from the congregation. Photo/Courtesy of Diocese of North Texas By Katie Sherrod Sherrod Let’s talk about what makes a “real church.” In 2008, the former bishop of this diocese and many diocesan leaders…

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A reflection on anti-Asian violence

Stop the hate against Asians posters from rally in Summit NJ, March 27. Photo/George Lou/Wikimedia Commons By Allen K. Shin Suffragan Bishop Allen K. Shin of the Diocese of New York wrote this message on March 18 to the people of the diocese after a number of violent incidents, including the…

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Glass Stations of the Cross shine online

Station 1-Jesus is condemned to dearth, stained glass by Sister Gerardine Mueller By Sharon Sheridan COVID-19 temporarily derailed a scheduled Stations of the Cross installation at a new Episcopal chapel in New Jersey. But thanks to technology, Episcopalians throughout the Diocese of Newark have had an opportunity to view and pray…

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“The Black Church” includes an Episcopal presence

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry appears in “The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is our Song,” interviewed by Prof. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Photo/Henry Louis Gates, Jr. via Facebook By Episcopal Journal Episcopal Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is among the faith figures in “The Black Church: This is Our Story,…

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