Tag: fall 2015

Buck Mountain: Addressing Rural Poverty

Buck Mountain, an Episcopal mission in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, is doing its part to address the cycle of poverty. Its members are committed to sharing what they have learned in their […]

Racial Reconciliation Listening Sessions – What’s Next?

Today’s problems are so acute because the tragic evasions and defaults of several centuries have accumulated to disaster proportions. The luxury of a leisurely approach to urgent solutions—the ease of gradualism—was forfeited by ignoring the […]

Continuing the Work of Johnathan Daniels

On August 15, The Episcopal Church commemorated the 50th anniversary of the death of Jonathan Myrick Daniels in the town where he was killed. The service included a stirring homily by then Presiding Bishop-elect Michael […]

Stewards of Creation

Virginia Theological Seminary delivers energy-saving returns Virginia Theological Seminary is finding ways to save energy as it adds buildings to its campus. Five years after construction of Alexandria’s first government-certified, single-family residences, the seminary’s two […]

A Discovery of Community in the Philippines

In 1991, the General Convention of The Episcopal Church called on the Church “to view environmental stewardship as a matter of highest urgency.” As a response to that call, the Diocese of Virginia’s Stewardship of […]