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By Yein Kim
The Gathering, a ministry of The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, is a space for Asian Pacific American spirituality. In A New Gathering for Asian Pacific American Spirituality, the Rev. Yein Kim describes the ministry and how they were able to pivot during the pandemic, expanding their community online and their pool of resources, lifting up voices and serving those in this underrepresented yet vibrant community.
By Hillary Raining
Mental health, wellness and spirituality have become critically important during this time of isolation, grief and fear. In Thrive in The Hive, the Rev. Hillary Raining shares examples of work they’re doing at The Hive - an online spirituality and wellness community, formed to bring ancient Christian practices of faith to those who looking to grow and learn.
By Mary Vano
What can we do to raise our children to have an understanding and respect for other faith traditions? When the Rev. Mary Vano came to St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Little Rock, Arkansas, it was clear that there was energy around formation for children – just not the usual Vacation Bible School way. In Breathe on Me, Breath of Life, she shares how Friendship Camp came about – an interfaith summer day camp for children in partnership with the Interfaith Center of the Institute for Theological Studies at St. Margaret’s, whose mission is to reduce fear and hatred among the world’s religions.
By Allison Sandlin Liles
While the pandemic has been challenging for almost everyone, one group in particular has had an especially difficult time: parents of young children. In Faith Formation at Home, the Rev. Allison Sandlin Liles describes her struggle around providing Christian formation for her children during this time of isolation, and the guidance and support she able to receive from GrowChristians.org, an online space for Episcopal adults eager to be more intentional about faith formation at home.
By Gerlene Gordy
In our latest blog, Gerlene Gordy relates her experiences of growing up Navajo and the importance of prayer in her culture.
By Tim Schenck
A tool to help parish leadership reflect deeply upon their post-pandemic ministry.
By Mary Barber and Joseph Wallace-Williams
The Way of the Cross for Pandemic Time is a written liturgy modeled on the Way of the Cross service.
By Richelle Thompson
In breakout sessions and a Q&A period, the sentiment was universal: we want to read scripture. We need to read it. God is calling us to read, reflect, and respond.
By Patrick Kangrga
Jesuss last living moments are described in the Gospel of Mark, "When it was noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. At three oclock Jesus cried out with a loud voice, Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani? which means, My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?...Then Jesus gave a loud cry and breathed his last."
By Haley Bankey
Reclaiming the Great Commission: Resources for Creative and Innovative Discipleship