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In Response to Charlottesville

It is 2017 and yet everything I witnessed in Charlottesville, VA  this past Saturday seemed reminiscent of things I’d read and seen in my history textbooks.  Crowds of people gathered flying Confederate and Nazi flags, shouting words of hate.  Some counter protesters shouted back, while others stood silently in prayer or singing words of peace.  I witnessed people bloodied. I saw people fighting. I heard tear gas being deployed – I could smell it and see it spreading.

It’s Not About You

The Rev. Canon Pat Wingo’s sermon from the June 10 ordination of deacons at Epiphany, Herndon.
“But as well as you have done, and as much as we have required of you, from this day forward the leather-bound Bible/Prayer Book combination you carry, the collar you wear, the needlepoint above your bedpost, should remind you daily of this fact [. . .]

A Solid Foundation for Ngangi Parish

Buck Blanchard recently visited the town of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the consecration of Bishop Desire Mukanirwa Kadorho. During his stay, Buck visited the parish of Ngangi, led by the Rev. […]

The Day After the Election: A Meditation

A Meditation by the Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade Virginia Theological Seminary Board of Trustees Meeting Nov. 9, 2016   The long period of speculation is over. The die is cast.  We have truth with […]

Bishop Goff to go to the Women’s March on Washington

The Rt. Rev. Susan E. Goff, Bishop Suffragan, shares a message regarding her decision to attend the Women’s March on Washington January 21, 2017. I am going to the Women’s March on Washington January 21.  […]