This stream of the 2019 Electing Convention of The Episcopal Church in Vermont has been split into morning and afternoon segments in order to comply with You...
Six months in, new Episcopal church leader reflects on church challenges
Last November, the Most Reverend Michael Curry became presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, one of the oldest Christian denominations in the U.S. Curry’s ascension comes at a time of crisis and change, and the church, like most mainline Protestant congregations, is facing declining membership. Judy Woodruff talks to Curry about how he plans to tackle these challenges.
4 essential aspects of addressing sexuality with teenagers
In our families and in our churches, we are far too often late to the conversation about sexualit...
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
Your weekly update is here from Saint Bartholomew's November 8, 2018
PRESENTED BY THE REV. MIA McDOWELL Mtr. Mia, current Assistant at St. Matthew’s, Spartanburg, will awaken our imaginations to the art of creating sacred and prayerful spaces within our homes and workplaces. Mtr. Mia serves as Diocesan and Chapter Chaplain of the DOK and presented this workshop at the 2018 DOK Triennial in Austin, Texas This event is free. Please RSVP by Dec. 5th at DOK@saintbart.org REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST: 8:30am Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church *Prayer requests may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org and will be held in the strictest of confidence
What to wear on Trinity Sunday (and beyond)
In a brief respite from Tangled Up in Blue, everyone’s favorite scintillating tour through the Blue Book of General Convention, I thought I would turn our gaze toward fashion. Wait, what?
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Study Finds Americans Exaggerate How Much They Go To Church
Despite gains in the number of Americans who identify as atheist, agnostic or having "no religion" at all, it's well known that the nation is largely one...
A Trinity Church, Easton, Guide to General Convention
Same-Sex Marriage: The Task Force on the Study of Marriage , commissioned in 2012, released this report , calling for amendments to the canons to allow clergy to bless same-sex marriages. They also released Dearly Beloved , a guide for hosting conversations about the nature and theology of marriage Restructuring the Episcopal Church: In 2012, The Task Force to Re-Imagine the Episcopal Church (TREC) was commissioned to think broadly about how our Church might order its life to best serve its members, parishes, our communities, and the world. How does our structure serve our mission as Christ's people. A group called " Episcopal Resurrection " also submitted a Memorial to the Church along with resolutions both…
What To Do When a Noisy Family Comes to Church
Smile - even if you’re nervous and don’t know how to deal with children, even if you’re annoyed that kids kick the pews, even if you worry the baby may scream and interrupt the sermon, even if...