Tag: spring 2016

The Episcopal Church of Jordan and the “Other” Refugee

There has been a lot of press in the past year about the crisis in the Middle East, particularly as it relates to Syrian refugees. Many of our churches in the Diocese of Virginia have […]

Cuba: A Growing Church

It’s a mysterious and magical place, Cuba, where an atmosphere of hope gives “new life” to faith. The Rt. Rev. Griselda Delgado del Carpio and the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba welcomed a mission group from St. […]

Reconciliation: Voices from Africa

When I was invited to work with the Diocese of Virginia’s honored guests this January from Christ the King Diocese in Johannesburg, South Africa, I sensed, without fully understanding, how profound the blessing might be. […]

Grace in Oak Grove

In early April 2015, a small group of parishioners, led by the Rev. Rodney Gordon, gathered in the Parish Hall of St. Peter’s in Oak Grove following a Vestry meeting. The group prayed for God’s […]

Lifting High the Cross

From sixth to twelfth grade, I attended St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington, North Carolina. This historic downtown church was founded in 1729 and the leading families of Wilmington made it their church home (either […]