- NEW YORK CITY: Intelligent Design: Theology and Science
- WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: The Diocese of North Carolina meets in convention
- THOUSAND OAKS, CALIFORNIA: An all-Bach Evening
- NEWARK, NEW JERSEY: The Diocese of Newark meets in convention
- WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Diocese of Washington meets in convention
- SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA: The Diocese of Southwestern Virginia meets in convention
- MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: The Diocese of Central Florida meets in convention
- BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICHIGAN: Seventh Annual "World Sabbath" pursues interfaith peace
- SEASIDE, CALIFORNIA: The Diocese of El Camino Real meets in convention
- ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Diocese of Atlanta to hold annual MLK Concert
- FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Dr. Burnham will lecture at St. Paul's Church
- FORT WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Former rector of Trinity Church, New Orleans to preach
- NEW YORK CITY: Reconciliation theme of Trinity Institute's national conference
- WASHINGTON, D.C.: Centennial celebration of the birth of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
- BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA: Gregorian Chant: Its history, technique, and performance
- SOUTHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI: The Diocese of Mississippi meets in convention
- CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS: Prospective students visiting days at EDS
- SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: The Diocese of Georgia meets in convention
- SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Arts at Saint Mark's Cathedral presents noted organist
- NEW YORK CITY: Bishop Chane performs at the Knitting Factory
- CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE: The Diocese of East Tennessee meets in convention
- WASHINGTON, D.C.: Prominent congregations organize musical revival
- SAN FRANCISCO: Leaders of the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance honored
- WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA: The Diocese of East Carolina meets in convention
- SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: The Diocese of San Diego meets in convention
- WACO, TEXAS: The Diocese of Texas meets in convention
NEW YORK CITY: Intelligent Design: Theology and Science -- Some of today's foremost scholars and community leaders will gather at Church of the Ascension on January 25 at 6:45 p.m. to address the controversial topic, Intelligent Design: Theology and Science.
Panelists will include Dr. Robert Pollack, professor of biology at Columbia University; Dr. Joseph Hough, president of Union Theological Seminary; and the Rev. Mary Foulk, St. Luke-in-the-Fields, New York.
This event will be held in the Parish House and is free of charge.
Coming January 26, 2006...
WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: The Diocese of North Carolina meets in convention -- The Diocese of North Carolina meets in convention January 26-28 at the Benton Convention Center at the Winston-Salem Marriott & the Embassy Suites, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. For more information visit: http://www.episdionc.com/convention/2006/.
Coming January 27, 2006...
THOUSAND OAKS, CALIFORNIA: An all-Bach Evening -- Honoring the season of Epiphany, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church will present “A Mostly Bach Evening,” January 27 at 7:30 p.m. St. Patrick’s Musical Director Steve O’Connor will lead a baroque chamber ensemble in Bach and Vivaldi works. The concert launches the new season of “The Arts at St. Patrick’s,” a performance series that integrates diverse musical styles into the church experience.
The ensemble consists of two violins, viola, cello and oboe and features Dr. Eric Kinsley, harpsichord, and Don Krim, countertenor. Steve O’Connor will direct the ensemble and perform on organ. Pieces will include Vivaldi Cantata RV 674 and Bach’s Trio Sonata in G minor and Cantata BMV 82 “Ich Habe Genug.”
Epiphany is the third season of the Episcopal Church’s liturgical year, beginning on January 6 and continuing until February 26.
Admission is free with donations to the St. Patrick’s Music Program. For more information about “A Mostly Bach Evening” and “The Arts at St. Patrick’s” series, contact Steve O’Connor at 805.495.6441.
St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church is located at One Church Road, Thousand Oaks, CA, off El Monte Drive, one block north of Janss Road.
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY: The Diocese of Newark meets in convention -- The Diocese of Newark meets in convention January 27-28 at the Hilton Hotel, One Hilton Court, Parsippany, New Jersey. For more information visit: http://www.dioceseofnewark.org/convention/
WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Diocese of Washington meets in convention -- The Diocese of Washington meets in convention January 27-28 at Washington National Cathedral. For more information visit: http://www.edow.org/diocese/governance/convention/index.html
SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA: The Diocese of Southwestern Virginia meets in convention -- The Diocese of Southwestern Virginia meets in convention January 27-29 at the Hotel Roanoke, in Roanoke, Virginia. For more information visit: http://www.dioswva.org/council/87th-annual-council/
MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: The Diocese of Central Florida meets in convention -- The Diocese of Central Florida meets in convention January 28 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, Melbourne, Florida. For more information visit: http://www.cfdiocese.org/news/calendar.htm
Coming January 28, 2006...
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICHIGAN: Seventh Annual "World Sabbath" pursues interfaith peace - The seventh annual World Sabbath of Religious Reconciliation will be celebrated at Christ Church Cranbrook on
January 28 at 6:30 p.m.
This interfaith service will feature speakers, leaders, and musicians from Muslim, Hindu, Swedenborgian, Antiochian Orthodox, Catholic, Jewish, Baha'i, Sikh, Quaker, African-American, and Hispanic cultures and traditions.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 248.644.5210 or visit http://www.christchurchcranbrook.org.
SEASIDE, CALIFORNIA: The Diocese of El Camino Real meets in convention --The Diocese of El Camino Real meets in convention January 28 at the Salinas Community Center - Sherwood Hall. For more information visit: http://www.ecrweb.org/DC2006A.html
Coming January 29, 2006...4 EPIPHANY
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Diocese of Atlanta to hold annual MLK Concert -- The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Concert sponsored by the Diocese of Atlanta and its Commission on Anti-Racism will be held at St. Bartholomew's on January 29 at 4 p.m.
The event attracts the participation of musicians throughout the diocese who perform an array of music by African-American composers, covering many styles and genres.
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS: Burnham will lecture at St. Paul's Church -- The Rev. Dr. Frederic Burnham, senior fellow at the Bennett J. Sims Institute for Servant Leadership and former director of Trinity Institute, will present two lectures on January 29 at St. Paul's Church, Fayetteville, Arkansas. At 10:00 a.m., he will speak of his experiences as one of the supervisors of ministry at St. Paul's Chapel (New York) in the aftermath of 9/11, "A Foretaste of the Kingdom: Finding God at Ground Zero."
His evening lecture, at 7:00 p.m., will focus on how individuals and organizations can confront even overwhelming challenges effectively as "Servant Leaders." "At Ground Zero, I witnessed the emergence of a unique kind of human community, one that had evolved spontaneously in the absence of hierarchical control and had a startling resemblance to the kind of community that Jesus espoused in his teachings." While in Fayetteville, Burnham will also meet with a group who are developing a Servant Leadership training program based at St. Paul's.
For more information, call or email Kaye Bernard, at 479.442.7373 ext. 40/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Information is also available at http://www.stpaulsfay.org
FORT WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Former rector of Trinity Church, New Orleans to preach --The Rev. Hill Riddle will preach at St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh and speak at the Rector's Forum on January 29. His discussion will be about the rebuilding of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. Riddle is the former rector of Trinity Church, New Orleans and has been named by the bishop of Louisiana as his special assistant for Hurricane Katrina relief work. All are welcome to attend.
St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh is located at Bethlehem Pike and Camp Hill Rd., Ft. Washington, PA 19034. For more information call 215.233.3970 or visit http://www.stthomaswhitemarsh.org
Coming January 30, 2006...
NEW YORK CITY: Trinity Institute Conference on Reconciliation to be telecast live online -- Trinity Institute's 36th national theological conference, "The Anatomy of Reconciliation: From Violence to Healing," will be a live online telecast featuring speakers James Alison, Miroslav Wolf, Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons and Bishop Michael B. Curry. They will impart diverse faith perspectives on reconciliation and forgiveness. Monday, January 30 through Wednesday, February 1. Check schedule and watch it live or on-demand at http://www.TrinityWallStreet.org
Coming February 1, 2006...CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Centennial celebration of the birth of Dietrich Bonhoeffer - The life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran pastor, theologian and participant in the resistance movement against Nazism who took part in plots to assassinate Adolph Hitler, will be remembered during several events at Washington National Cathedral.
Details of the event may be found at http://www.cathedral.org/cathedral/bonhoeffer/index.html
Bonhoeffer scholar and expert Wayne Whitson Floyd, Ph.D., director of the Cathedral College Center for Christian Formation and general editor of the complete English edition of Bonhoeffer's writings, "Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works," is available for comment.
Screening of Martin Doblmeier's Bonhoeffer in the Cathedral's Perry Auditorium, February 1, at 7 p.m. (Bonhoeffer is slated to air on PBS on February 6 at 10 pm EST); discussion with Martin Doblmeier will follow the screening.
A Choral Evensong honoring the Bonhoeffer Centenary, February 5 at 4 p.m., featuring readings, prayers and music.
BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA: Gregorian Chant: Its history, technique, and performance - Trinity Episcopal Church will sponsor a three-day workshop entitled "Gregorian Chant: Its history, technique, and performance." Dr. Charles Callahan, one of America's leading experts on the subject of chant, will lead the workshop beginning February 1 at St. Anne's R.C. Church, continuing on February 2 at Trinity and concluding on February 3 at Connelly Chapel at DeSales University. All three sessions begin at 7:30 p.m.
For more information contact Lorenz Maycher at Lorenz@trinitybeth.org
Coming February 2, 2006...
SOUTHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI: The Diocese of Mississippi meets in convention -- The Diocese of Mississippi meets in convention February 2-4 at DeSoto Civic Center, Southaven, Mississippi. For more information visit: http://www.dioms.org
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS: Prospective students visiting days at EDS -- Prospective students are invited to attend the
February 2 visiting day at Episcopal Divinity School This day is designed for prospective students to explore EDS's curriculum, meet the faculty, and experience the daily life and worship within the EDS community.
To see how EDS can empower you for your future, please contact the admissions office at email@example.com or visit http://www.eds.edu and click on admissions to attend a Visiting Day.
One night of complimentary housing is offered to prospective students, based on availability. Appointments and tours of the campus may also be scheduled through the admissions office for other times during the year.
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: The Diocese of Georgia meets in convention - The Diocese of Georgia meets in convention February 2-4. For more information visit: http://georgia.anglican.org/
Coming February 3, 2006...
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Arts at Saint Mark's Cathedral presents noted organist -- Fred Swann, revered organist formerly of the Riverside Church in New York City and the Crystal Cathedral in Los Angeles, and currently national president of the American Guild of Organists, will play a program of music by Bach and major German and French symphonic composers on February 3 at 7:30 p.m. The program is designed to showcase the beauty and many colors of the Cathedral's Flentrop organ in its 40th anniversary year. Tickets: $22 adults and $16 for students and seniors are available by calling 206.325.6500, visiting ticketwindowonline.com or stopping by the Cathedral Shop.
NEW YORK CITY: Bishop Chane performs at the Knitting Factory -- To support ongoing relief and development programs coordinated by Episcopal Relief and Development for people and communities affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Bishop John Chane of the Diocese of Washington will perform with his band the Chane Gang on February 3 at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. at the Knitting Factory located at 74 Leonard Street. Tickets are $30 per person and may be ordered online at http://www.knittingfactory.com/kfny or by calling 212.219.3006.
CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE: The Diocese of East Tennessee meets in convention - The Diocese of East Tennessee meets in convention February 3-4 at the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Trade and Convention Center. For more information visit: http://www.etdiocese.net
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Prominent congregations organize musical revival -- Two influential churches-St. Paul Community Baptist Church in East
Brooklyn and Washington National Cathedral-are pooling time, talent and resources to a revival to benefit programs helping New Orleans rise from Katrina's destruction. The revival is scheduled for February 3, from 7-9 p.m. at Washington National Cathedral.
St. Paul Pastor Johnny Ray Youngblood, who was the subject of Samuel Freedman's book "Upon This Rock," will deliver a message of hope. Five hundred members of his congregation from St. Paul will accompany him, among them 100 liturgical dancers who will perform parts of the Maafa, a spiritual drama about the Middle Passage. The resilience represented in the dance compares to the resilience of the residents of New Orleans, explained by Cathedral Canon Missioner William Barnwell. (You can hear Canon Barnwell's details on the revival by visiting http://www.cathedral.org/cathedral/katrina/index.shtml
Rebuilding Together (formerly known as Christmas in April), Unity Christian Baptist Church, and The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond, will benefit from the revival.
Coming February 4, 2006...
Rankin conceived, launched and currently heads GAIA. He is a past president, dean and professor of ethics at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA, and a former vice president for the United Religions Initiative. He is a former chair of the Episcopal Church's Standing Commission on Peace and Justice and was a Rockefeller Foundation fellow in the humanities and a visiting scholar at Cambridge University in England.