The Episcopal News Service has posted a PDF version of a display ad that was placed on the op-ed page of May 12 editions of The New York Times. The ad marked the beginnings, 400 years ago, of the Jamestown Colony and connects that mission with the Episcopal Church’s mission in North America today.
Somewhere near you, there’s a blue-and-white sign bearing the familiar slogan: The Episcopal Church Welcomes You. It represents some 7,400 congregations that trace their beginnings in North America to small but hopeful group of English Christians who arrived May 14, 1607 at a place they called Jamestown — the first permanent English settlement in the New World.
See it here.