Day: January 5, 2013

How seminarians are using social media in their work

The Rev. Kyle Oliver, digital missioner and learning lab coordinator in the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary passes on a collection he put together that gives us a glimpse of how students at the seminary are “learning to use social media to tell the story of how they’ve been seeking and serving during their formation as church leaders.”

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Gun cult?

Aa child in the United States is 12 times more likely to die from a gunshot wound than in 25 other industrial nations combined.

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A mission to Haiti

Odyssey Networks tells the story of a Chicago couple who have responded to the extreme poverty they encountered in Haiti.

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Bishop Gene Robinson retires today

The Rt. Rev. Rob Hirschfeld becomes Bishop of New Hampshire today as Bishop Gene Robinson retires. We haven’t prepared a full retrospective on Gene’s remarkable career, but want to say this much: he is a major figure in the recent religious history of the United States and the wider Anglican Communion, and if you care about fairness and equality, you owe him your thanks.

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Law suit filed in South Carolina

Neva Rae Fox, public affairs officer for the Episcopal Church, said via e-mail that church officials had “not received the legal papers in any such lawsuit in South Carolina and therefore cannot comment at this time.”

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Eve of Epiphany

Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. For I tell you that Christ has become a servant

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