Advancing to General Convention 2018

Overview Calendar: What's happening at General Convention The Episcopal Church 79th General Convention will be held Thursday, July 5 to Friday, July 13 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. The “Ov...

Small but mighty

Church of the Good Samaritan feeds the masses The Church of the Good Samaritan, Amelia, is one of the diocese’s smallest congregations – with an average Sunday attendance (ASA) holding steady in the low teens ...

Trinity, Troy welcomes the Rev. Nancy Hardin

The Rev. Nancy Howard Hardin has been a consistent "pastoral presence” at Trinity, Troy, for the past year and a half for Sunday worship and pastoral emergencies. Effective January 1, she was appointed our part...

Sign of the times

When I came to St. Timothy’s in 1993, we had a worn out wooden sign on Beechmont Avenue that advertised our name and service times. When we undertook a full-scale building campaign in 1997, changing the nature ...

Opening doors for Bryce

“Blessed are the clean of heart, for they shall see the kingdom of God.” Matthew 5:8 Bryce No one ever plans or rarely asks for a child with special needs. However, I have learned that maybe they should,...

Mission trip to Liberia

"Will we get to meet the PIMIL students that we are sponsoring?" This question was asked of the director of Partners-in- Ministry-in-Liberia (PIMIL) in 2009 at the Sunday Adult Forum of an Episcopal congregatio...

Virtual community

This post is reprinted with permission from Episcopal Church Foundation Vital Practices www.ecfvp.org, March 9, 2017.   Nearly every morning, I enjoy morning prayer time with a group of friends. I thin...