Tag: future

The EH Podcast with Altagracia Perez-Bullard

Listen in on Maria Bautista Vargas’ interview with The Rev. Altagracia Perez-Bullard, Canon for Congregational Vitality in the Episcopal Diocese of New York.

A Rule of Life for Episcopalians

Today in our opening worship, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry spoke of A Way of Love, a Rule of Life for Episcopalians.

Prayer Book Dissonance

After forty years with the 1979 Book of Common Prayer (BCP), we are wrestling with the discomfort of Prayer Book dissonance.

Traditional and New

Around the Episcopal Church, the wider Anglican Communion and the Church at large, new expressions of this ancient way of living in Christian community have surfaced. How can we, as the Episcopal Church, support and uplift those who “live at the heart of the church” while encouraging new vocations, not just to ordained ministry, but to Religious Life as well?

Shared Witness in a Divided World

The gift of our shared faith and of the Church is that we are called beyond all other loyalties to work together for the Kingdom of God. We agree that today’s political issues matter as we strive for justice and peace, but we pray that we might cling to our ideologies and our power less tightly than we cling to each other.

Marketing is not Evangelism: Part I

When I ask people about evangelism, I tend to hear the following: Evangelism is inviting people to church. Evangelism is done through marketing … it might also be done by starting a Facebook page. These answers betray a confusion between the Message and the messenger.

Church Pension Ethics: Part I

In this year’s Blue Book report the House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church has asked whether the investments and business methods of the Church Pension Group [CPG] reflect the values of the Church? This would seem like a simple question. It is not.