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  • COVID-19: Safety and our future - A pastoral message from Bishop Megan Traquair

    A pastoral message from Bishop Megan Traquair  COVID-19: Safety and our futureUpdated April 16, 2020; 8:00 am Bishop Megan TraquairDear Friends,With the loveliness of spring around us and a month of sheltering in place behind us, many are eager to know what next steps in our COVID response might be. The short answer is that the steps will be carefully staged and will aim at the same criteria we identified at the beginning:Participate in county and state Public Health initiatives &ndash...

  • A Word to the Church on Our Theology of Worship from the Presiding Bishop

    Read it online here.  A word to the Church regarding the theology of worship during the COVID-19 pandemic from the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church:March 31, 2020John Donne, Priest, 1631Dear Friends in Christ Jesus,We find ourselves in the strange position of fasting from physical gathering for worship of almighty God, not out of sloth or disobedience, but in obedience to the Lord Jesus Christ, for whom the primacy of love for God and neighbor is the way of life. In the context of t...

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