By Kirk Petersen David Booth Beers, who for more than a decade led the Episcopal Church's litigation strategy in property disputes with departing dioceses and parishes, died April 3 after a brief illness. He was 86. St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in Washington, where Beers and his wife Peggy worshiped for more than half a century, will hold a funeral service at 3 p.m. on … [Read more...] about David Booth Beers, 86, Led Property Litigation Strategy
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TLC’s April 8, 1922 cover article displayed “A Prayer for Armenia,” printed by request of Near East Relief, an ecumenical agency incorporated by Congress in 1919 that ultimately coordinated $117 million of assistance to refugees from the Armenian Genocide. Turkish troops were then engaged in a large-scale invasion of Armenia that would ultimately result in the death of 100,000 … [Read more...] about 100 Years Ago: Refugees, Prohibition, and 22 Minute Sermons
By Pamela Lewis A Reading from the Gospel of Mark 10:17-31 17 As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18 Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. 19 You know the commandments: ‘You shall not murder; You shall not commit adultery; You … [Read more...] about What Must I Do?