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#5Priorities Focus: Multicultural & Ethnic Ministries

Multicultural & Ethnic Ministries is the #5Priorities Focus this week. During his first Pastoral Address, given at the 215th Annual Council in 2010, Bishop Shannon noted the need for ministry with Native Americans, highlighting it […]

Reimagining the Episcopal Church

In July 2012, General Convention created the Task Force for Reimagining the Episcopal Church (TREC). The creation of the task force was in response to a 2011 proposal from the Rt. Rev. Stacy Sauls, the […]

The Art of the Ask

“Getting to ‘Yes!’ by Getting Over Ourselves” A Workshop Presented by the Diocese of Virginia Stewardship Committee Do you choke on the concept of asking a stranger or a trusted friend to contribute to the […]

Christ’s Love through Light

Today’s Readings: Psalm 5, 6; Psalm 10, 11 ; Amos 3:1-11; 2 Pet. 1:12-21; Matt. 21:12-22 A reflection from Bill Martin, Assistant to the Secretary This most heartwarming symbol of this time of year for […]

Embodied Outreach

Access today’s readings.  Psalm 1, 2, 3; Psalm 4, 7 ; Amos 2:6-16; 2 Pet. 1:1-11; Matt. 21:1-11 A reflection from the Rev. Deacon Mary Beth Emerson, Trinity, Arlington If we could but live in […]