Tag: spring 2016

An Imam and a Priest Walk into a Conversation…

At first they were unlikely friends: an Episcopal priest serving a parish in Northern Virginia and a Muslim Imam. But a meeting to plan an interfaith Thanksgiving Service turned into something more, enriching the lives […]

Connected in the Kingdom: What’s Your Verb?

Our 2016 “Connected in the Kingdom” theme has highlighted the impact of abundant, transformational ministries across the Diocese of Virginia. We are eager for our 2017 theme to continue this narrative of how we use […]

Re-Imagining Community Across Racial and Denominational Lines

The Ongoing Journey of Leeds Episcopal Church and Mt. Morris Primitive Baptist Church It all began with the simple act of making an unscheduled stop while driving down the road.  The Rev. Justin McIntosh, rector […]

It was a Different Kind of Annual Council

The Standing Committee delivered part of its report through music. The meaty resolutions produced vigorous debate but not division. And by the time the one-day, rescheduled Council adjourned (almost an hour early), the annual gathering […]

Let it NOT Snow!

If ever there was a white-knuckle time to be secretary of the Diocese of Virginia, it was the week of January 18, 2016. By Friday, I was emotionally and physically exhausted, morbidly sick of weather […]