People & Places: October 21,2020

Appointments, ordinations, receptions, and retirements from around the Episcopal Church, as printed in the November 1 issue of The Living Church. Appointments The Rev. Matthew Addington is assistant recto... Read more...

Rest in Peace, Rise in Glory

Remembering a monk who served as a missionary in Japan, a leader in affordable housing initiatives, and a beloved mentor who crafted church furniture.

Apolitical Senior Leader Elected Hong Kong Abp.

Bishop Andrew Chan, Hong Kong's new archbishop and primate of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, is an experienced leader, who has said very little about the protests between pro-democracy activists and police over the Security Law imposed on the autonomous region last June.

Archbishops Condemn Brexit Trade Bill

The UK's five archbishops harshly condemned a Brexit trade bill for undermining international law and endangering the peace process in Northern Ireland. “If carefully negotiated terms are not honored, and laws can be ‘legally’ broken,” the archbishops asked, “on what foundations does our democracy stand?”

10/26 Readings: Vocation and Death

We discern a specific vocation primarily by assessing our strengths and skills in relation to the common good. More broadly, however, there is a vocation we all share, and we hear it from the mouth of Jesus.  

An Army of One

By Chuck Alley Reading from Revelation, 7:1-81 After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth so that no wind could blow on earth or sea or a... Read more...

Signs of Greatness

By Michael Smith Reading from the Gospel of Luke, 9:37-50 37 On the next day, when they had come down from the mountain, a great crowd met him. 38Just then a man from the crowd shouted, “Teacher, I beg yo... Read more...