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Seeking a shepherd
Media coverage of this summer's General Convention focused the harsh lights of celebrity -- at least for a week -- on how Episcopalians choose bishops. The process normally is not so surrounded by media scrutiny, but it is always an important step for a diocese.
Anglicans worldwide look for clues to the future in statement from Primates' Meeting
Anglicans and Episcopalians around the world are examining the statement from the October 15-16 meeting of the primates of the Anglican Communion trying to determine whether the Anglican Communion is headed for a split-or a new way to live with its differences.
Chinese church prospers
Leaders of the Chinese Protestant community traveled the country in October, visiting their ecumenical partners from Canada and the United States, including the National Council of Churches and Church World Service, to reaffirm their long-standing relationship.
Prison minister lives out forgiveness
On almost any day of the week, you can find the Rev. George Day on his way to far-flung parts of Oklahoma. He could be traveling to Taft, a tiny community near Muskogee in the eastern part of the state; to Altus in the southwest corner near the Texas border; or to Lexington, 60 miles south of Oklahoma City.
Alternate giving
A "Gifts for Life" catalog is being unveiled by Episcopal Relief and Development officials just in time for Christmas.
Cathedral solstice celebrations
It was the dawn of the first day of summer, but no sunlight streamed through the stained-glass windows of the cavernous cathedral.
Diary of a promise kept
All the residents were shy about my presence, but most accepted me. I was, after all, a sister in their faith, and, more importantly, Scott thought I was okay. Some people didn't want me -- not holy enough, I suppose. I had no credentials, no history to recommend me. I was grateful for those who welcomed Communion and saddened by those who turned me away.
Immigrant success story
When my grandparents came to the then-territory of Arizona and the State of California more than 100 years ago, they chose to leave the state religion of Mexico, Roman Catholicism, because they were more fully embraced and evangelized by the welcoming Christian missions.
Supported by Prayer
I have been traveling a great deal in these last weeks, including to two consecrations, a diocesan visitation, and a retreat for Diocesan Jubilee Officers. Everywhere I go people ask me the same question: “How are you?”