Monthly Archives: November 2013

Day 6: News and Resources from Around the Communion

As we continue to journey through the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence/Violence against Women, we give thanks that more and more people across the Church and around the Communion are engaging in conversations and prayers about this and … Continue reading

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Not In Our Pews

Our guest blogger for today is the Rev. Terri C. Pilarski, M.Div., MSW. Terri+ serves as the Rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Dearborn, MI and as Co-Convenor of the Episcopal Women’s Caucus. The first congregation I served as Rector struggled … Continue reading

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What Begins at Home

Our guest blogger for today is the Rt. Rev. Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church. Charity, my mother used to say, begins at home.  I was never entirely sure what she meant by that, but I think … Continue reading

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The Episcopal Church and Ecumenical Women: Advocating at UNCSW to end violence against women and girls

The Episcopal Church has long been active in raising consciousness about the prevalence of violence against women and girls, one of the most prevalent forms of gender violence. A global dimension of this activism is its annual engagement at the … Continue reading

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Learn. Pray. Be Inspired. Act: The Anglican Communion Addresses Gender Violence

There are many blessings that come with being a member of the worldwide family of churches known as the Anglican Communion. One of them is how we can all come together and work towards affecting positive change around the world. … Continue reading

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Presiding Bishop Speaks to the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

James Otis Sargent Huntington 25 November 2013 Chapel of Christ the Lord Opening of 16 Days Against Gender Violence   The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church Today we mark both the feast of … Continue reading

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Gender Violence: 16 Days of Activism That Last the Entire Year

Today, November 25th, we invite you to join us in prayer and meditation for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (http://www.un.org/en/events/endviolenceday), the first of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, an international campaign … Continue reading

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A Seafarers’ Parable: Matthew 25

How often do we think about how the items we see on the shelves in stores around the world end up there? How often do we think about the men and women who help keep our global economy afloat? We’d … Continue reading

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God Is At The Heart Of All We Have Done: The Liverpool Virginia Youth Pilgrimage

“The pilgrimage has been inspiring and uplifting. We have learned, we have experienced, we have worshipped, we have struggled, and we have partied. The best thing about it is that God is at the heart of all we have done. … Continue reading

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Partnership for World Mission

“Partnership is more meaningful when we practice the culture of love both locally and globally.” The Rev. Jessie Anand, London Tamil Christian Congregation Each year the Church of England hosts the Partnership for World Mission conference, which brings together people … Continue reading

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