Tag: staff writings

Stories of Hope from South Sudan

By: Buck Blanchard, Director of Mission & Outreach, Diocese of Virginia The Diocese of Virginia and its parishes have developed broad and deep relationships with the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan. I’ve watched […]

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 […]

Doubting Thomas

Today’s Readings: AM Psalm 55; PM Psalm 138, 139:1-17(18-23); Zech. 8:9-17; Rev. 6:1-17; Matt. 25:31-46 A Reflection from Amy Williams, Assistant to Bishop Johnston Today’s readings commemorate the apostle Thomas, the one we all know […]

Spiritual Productivity through Word Problems

Today’s Readings: AM Psalm 40, 54; PM Psalm 51; Zech. 7:8-8:8; Rev. 5:6-14; Matt. 25:14-30 A Reflection from Mitchell Sams, the Bishop’s Clerk As we have been reading about throughout the season of Advent, this […]