Thursday, November 16, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Presiding Bishop speaks on Texas church shooting

'We pray for those who suffer and for those who have died'

Follow this link to see Pres. Bishop Curry's Video Message:

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Episcopal climate-talks delegation plans to continue church’s advocacy

'It's important for the church to be there," Presiding Bishop says

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians from across the church are heading to Bonn, Germany, for the 23rd United Nations climate change conference, where they hope to continue the advocacy begun at the past two gatherings.
Officially known as the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Nov. 6-17 conference is an annual intergovernmental meeting to focus on global dialogue and action around the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Fiji is presiding over COP23 in Bonn with the support of the German government. More information on COP23 can be found here.
Previous meetings have produced the 1997 Kyoto Protocol and the 2015 Paris Agreement, which serves as the basis for standards on climate action and lowering carbon emissions.
Appointed by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to represent him, the 11-member COP23 delegation will share Episcopal Church resolutions on climate change and information about the church and its ministries centered on ecojustice. Led by Diocese California Bishop Marc Andrus, the delegation will offer a spiritual presence through daily interfaith prayer and worship, and by encouraging active churchwide participation by Episcopalians through virtual participation and social media.
“Our goals are to build on the work done at previous conferences by urging member states to implement the Paris Agreement and pay particular attention to developing nations and the poor,” said the Rev. Canon Charles Robertson, canon to the presiding bishop for ministry beyond the Episcopal Church, in a press release.
Robertson said the delegation also hopes to “network within the accredited and public zones of the conference to spread the word about what the Episcopal Church is doing on climate issues.”
In addition, the delegation hopes its efforts will “raise awareness across the Episcopal Church of the importance of engaging on climate change as Christians,” according to Robertson, and “digitally engage Episcopalians in that work.”

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Interested in the Book of Revelation and End Times? 
Here is a free course by an Episcopal theologian, The Rev. Dr. Michael Battle who shares a video course regarding The Book of Revelation.

  Follow this link to see the curriculum

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Pentecost Memories with Mother Kelly...

Baby Louie's Baptism, and Clayton and the other Atrium kids were watching closely.

 Big Brother Robert looks on and wonders if he actually had to have water poured on his head like that. 

The Atrium kids are clearly enthralled. 
 Louie is presented to the Church.

Making Pentecost torches in the Atrium