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Weeks Ahead

7/5/2006
[Episcopal News Service]   
  • ORLANDO, Florida: Soul in the City is set for July 9-15
  • MONTEAGLE, Tennessee: 56th Annual Sewanee Church Music Conference
  • WASHINGTON, D.C.: The artistry behind the Cathedral's windows is explored
  • BEVERLY HILLS, C.A.: Author Randall Balmer to speak on role of 'Religious Right'


Coming July 9, 2006...

ORLANDO, Florida: Soul in the City is set for July 9-15 -- Sponsored by the Diocese of Central Florida, Soul in the City July 9-15, is a week of ministry throughout the metro Orlando area through various outreach projects sponsored by Partnership Parishes.  Students and Youthleaders from across Central Florida and beyond are invited to join a Partnership Church Project Team for a week of incredible ministry!  Expose your students to God's heart for missions and Kingdom endeavor.  Soul in the City provides a unique combination of practical ministry opportunities as well as powerful teaching, worship and equipping!  We hope you will participate with us.

For more information visit http://episcopalyouth.com/content/view/1/9/


Coming July 10, 2006...

MONTEAGLE, Tennessee: 56th Annual Sewanee Church Music Conference -- For 56 years the Sewanee Church Music Conference has offered continuing education in liturgy and music and has long been recognized by the Standing Commission on Church Music of the Episcopal Church. Choir directors, singers, organists and clergy from parishes large and small interact July 10-16 with some of the finest teachers in America and Europe at this annual conference in the scenic mountains of Tennessee.

Visit http://www.sewaneeconf.com/ for information.


Coming July 12, 2006...

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The artistry behind the Cathedral's windows is explored: Join Diane Ney and Elody Crimi, authors of "Jewels of Light, a Guide to the Stained Glass of Washington National Cathedral" for the slide lecture "American Artistry in Stained Glass" on July 12. Learn more about the Cathedral's brilliant stained glass windows, with a focus on American stained glass artists, and enjoy a tour of the windows following the lecture. This event is free. For more information visit http://www.cathedral.org/cathedral


Coming July 16, 2006...

BEVERLY HILLS, C.A.: Author Randall Balmer to speak on role of 'Religious Right' -- Noted author, professor and lecturer Dr. Randall Balmer will speak about his new book, "Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts the Faith and Threatens America," at All Saints' Church in Beverly Hills on July 16 at 10:19 am (between the 9:00 and 11:15 am services.)

Balmer is the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of American Religion at Barnard College, Columbia University, in New York City. His book is a thoroughgoing critique of the Religious Right, but one written from the perspective of an evangelical believer. The first line reads: "I write as a jilted lover." He has published widely both in academic and scholarly journals and in the popular press. He is editor-at-large for Christianity Today, and his commentaries on religion in America have appeared in newspapers across the country.

For more information, please contact John Edwards, coordinator for communications, at jedwards@allsaintsbh.org or 310.858.4524.