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  1. Doors are open wide to local Episcopalian churchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pacifica Tribune

    Since the day after Easter Sunday this past April, St. Edmund's Episcopal Church has been without a vicar. The former vicar, Rev.


  2. Catholic officials, othersreact to Boy Scouts' decisionto allow openly gay...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    The top leaders of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting have made an uneasy peace with the Boy Scouts of America's decision July 27 to allow openly gay troop leaders and employees to serve in their ranks at the national level. The Boy Scouts' decision does not affect decisions about leaders made by local troops and councils and also permits religiously chartered Scout troops to choose leaders whose values are consistent with those of the sponsoring faith.


  3. 3 sacred sites get preservation grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Albany Friends Meeting, the Cathedral of All Saints in Albany and Bethesda Episcopal Church in Saratoga Springs received a total of $7,000 in preservation grants from the New York Landmarks Conservancy. The New York City-based group announced 23 sacred sites grants totaling more than $240,000 awarded to historic religious properties across the state.


  4. How racially diverse are religious communities?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... (2.5), and Episcopalian (2.3). The least diverse groups included the historically black African Methodist Episcopal Church (1.4) and National Baptist Convention (.2), as well as Hindus (2.1), United Methodists (1.4), and Lutherans: Missouri Synod ...


  5. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 94.3 WSC

    DAY SAINTS RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT TODAY AFTER A VOTE ON A POLICY CHANGE BY THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE BOARD TO ADMIT OPENLY GAY LEADERS: "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is deeply troubled by today's vote by the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Board. In spite of a request to delay the vote, it was scheduled at a time in July when members of the Church's governing councils are out of their offices and do not meet.


  6. 'Civil rights martyr killed in Alabama gets stone carving at National Cathedral'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Votelaw

    ... of Aug. 14-16. The weekend activities will begin Friday evening in Montgomery with a program at St. John's Episcopal Church and will wrap up Sunday morning with a service at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Selma. Morris Dees, Jr., co-founder and ...


  7. Rev. F. Goldthwaite Sherrill, 87, was impassioned pastor who worked for Civil Rights, justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... Sherrill and Henry Knox Sherrill. His father was an Episcopal clergyman who became presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. Henry Knox Sherrill was also a Brooklyn native and Polytechnic University graduate. Goldy Sherrill was a graduate of Milton ...


  8. A new face at Grace: Rev. Dillon takes helm at Grace Episcopal ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bainbridge Island Review

    ... during his childhood. He attended Catholic school, a Baptist church in the mornings with his parents and an Episcopal church in the evenings with his grandparents. But it wasn't until Dillon got to the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University ...


  9. Keeping Receipts: The New Life of Old CookbooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Southern Living

    They call Charleston Receipts the Bible of Junior League cookbooks, so I was naturally excited when Charleston Wine + Food Festival decided to celebrate its 10th anniversary with an opening night gala recognizing the historic cookbook. But when I got to the gala, it wasn't exactly easy to tell which Charleston receipt inspired which chef's dish.


  10. The orientation of preparationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Living Church

    ... the American Prayer Book (1980, repr. 1995), which likely sits on the shelf of almost every priest in the Episcopal Church. He also wrote a brief and little-known ceremonial guide for the 1979 Book of Common Prayer in St. Luke's Journal of Theology ...


  11. Bush denounces 'crazy message of hate' in campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Philly.com

    Jeb Bush implored his Republican presidential rivals Monday to reject the "crazy message of hate" that he sees at play in the campaign and cast himself as a "committed conservative," but not an "angry" one, in remarks rooted in Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric and the backlash that followed. As conservatives, he said in a speech to pastors, "if we act with our heart, people will rise."


  12. Gay, Christian, Pagan, Artist: How Matt Morris Defies the Borders of Spiritual IdentityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Religion Dispatched

    He's a cradle Episcopalian who became one of American neo-Paganism's most famous voices, only to return to the Episcopal church, where he served briefly as a parish music minister in Portland, Oregon. Of late, he's been investigating Quaker spirituality.


  13. Memorial planned next week for Robert 'Bob' Kacel, 1948-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Seattle Blog

    ... Seattle, WA, 98122. The memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on August 4 at St John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 3050 California Ave SW, Seattle. (WSB publishes West Seattle obituaries by request, free of charge. Please e-mail the text, and a ...


  14. Civil rights martyr killed in Alabama gets statue in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alabama Live

    ... of Aug. 14-16. The weekend activities will begin Friday evening in Montgomery with a program at St. John's Episcopal Church and will wrap up Sunday morning with a service at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Selma. Morris Dees, Jr., co-founder and ...


  15. Dallas Episcopal Diocese To Keep Ban On Gay Weddings Despite National Church VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Towleroad

    Last month, we told you how the Episcopal Church finally voted to allow clergy to perform same-sex marriages - shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges .


  16. Hundreds Gather in Haiti for Dedication of New Episcopal ChurchRead the original story

    Monday | PRWeb

    ... Duracin. Approximately 900 people from Florida, New York and Haiti attended the dedication of a newly built Episcopal church in Bondeau, Haiti, on July 12, 2015. The church's primary sponsor was South Florida Haiti Project, a nonprofit outreach ...


  17. Civil rights hero honored at National CathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    ... Ruby Sales in Hayneville, Ala. That selfless act, and Daniels' brief summer of activism in Alabama, led the Episcopal Church to recognize him as a saint in 1991. An annual pilgrimage to Lowndes County is held in his honor. Soon, an eight-inch-high ...


  18. Do Not JudgeRead the original story

    Sunday | St. Anthony Messenger

    Father, we are all sinners. I am a sinner. I beg for the grace to never judge the actions of others, since it is possible that I might do the same things if I were in their situation.


  19. Waller church to hold march for Sandra BlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Chron

    A church is holding a service and march Sunday evening in honor of Sandra Bland on the campus of her alma mater. The 10th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church has organized a 5 p.m. worship service at the Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel, located on the Prairie View A&M University campus.


  20. Church Scandal: Gay Priest Leaves Wife For 'Much Younger Man,' Leaves Parishioners BlindsidedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | StarPulse.com

    ... this to say on Twitter: "Priests who wish to enter into same-gender marriage are approved to do so in the Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island." Note : The Church consecrated its first openly gay priest in 2003. Watch video ...