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Gratitude, Our Thanksgiving Guest

Thanksgiving Reflections for 2019 By Bishop Robert Wright Turkey with all the trimmings, long beautiful tables stuffed with loved ones, and nose-filling aromas come to mind when the subject is Thanksgiving in most of America. Gatherings around this special meal prompt...

Diocesan Author Receives Award

Dr. April Love-Fordham, parishioner at St. David, was awarded the 2019 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal for Christian Study for her book James in the Suburb: A Disorderly Parable of the Epistle of James. Love-Fordham is available to speak or teach at your church...
Joy

Joy

When the Bible and prayer book speak of worshipping joyfully or just joy, they agree that joy most fully happens in response to God. And, it most reliably occurs when we are being and offering our full selves. The backdrop for this can be silence, service, spoken word...

Thanksgiving Volunteering in Our Diocese

Emmaus House’s Thanksgiving at Home For many years, through the initiative known as Thanksgiving at Home, Emmaus House has helped families in need to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Emmaus House invites 300 families to sign up and receive all the supplies...
Opening

Opening

God wants to do a new thing, call it an opening. This is how God operates: Death into life. A slave revolt in Egypt. Our God makes a way out of no way. Many feel that life has become a gerbil wheel-exertion with little progress at great cost. God wants more for us and...
News from Day1: Bishop Knisely To Preach

News from Day1: Bishop Knisely To Preach

The Rt. Rev. Nicholas Knisely, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island, previously served as a priest in Delaware, Western and Eastern Pennsylvania, and as dean of the cathedral in Phoenix, AZ.  He earned undergraduate degrees in physics and astronomy at...
Stirred

Stirred

James Bond likes his martinis “shaken, not stirred.” But, according to St. Paul, God likes God’s people stirred, not shaken. We are stirred by the fact that we’re partners with God in God’s righteous purposes. Stirred that we have been given the good news that God is...
Testimony

Testimony

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “You are to testify because you have been with me from the beginning.” A beautiful fact is on display in this simple sentence. Just as the disciples were with Jesus from the beginnings of his ministry, so Jesus has been with us from...