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Remembering Bishop Walter Righter

Monday, September 12, 2011

Presiding Bishop on the Bishop Walter Righter

[September 12, 2011] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has noted the following on Bishop Walter Righter, who died September 11, 2011.

 

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A Celebration of God's Gifts

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

 

On October 15th, 2011, St. Thomas\' Episcopal Church in Bath, NY will host an exploration and celebration of Lay Ministry. The worship will begin at 9:30 am, with a sermon from The Hon. Byron Rushing, and will continue throughout the day.

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St. Mark's and St. John's opened doors to Rebirth

Monday, September 5, 2011

As pastor of Rebirth Ministries Church of God in Christ, I salute the Rev. Cynthia Rasmussen and St. Mark\'s and St. John\'s Episcopal Church, at 1245 Culver Road, for generosity shown to Rebirth during time of distress.

A fire that devastated a local church facility last spring left our 3-year-old startup ministry meeting in my family room. While I sought a new location, Pastor Cindy and Episcopal board members opened the doors of St. Mark\'s and St. John\'s.

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Pat on the back

Monday, September 5, 2011

 

St. Mark\'s and St. John\'s opened doors to Rebirth

As pastor of Rebirth Ministries Church of God in Christ, I salute the Rev. Cynthia Rasmussen and St. Mark\'s and St. John\'s Episcopal Church, at 1245 Culver Road, for generosity shown to Rebirth during time of distress.

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10th Anniversary of 9/11 Commemoration at Saint James’ Episcopal Church, Watkins Glen

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

 The Episcopal Parishes of Schuyler County will commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a special service on Sunday, September 11th, at Saint James’ Episcopal Church, Decatur and Sixth Streets, Watkins Glen, at 10 am. 

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Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop calls for reflection

Monday, August 22, 2011

[August 18, 2011] Calling the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks “an opportunity for reflection,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori notes that the Church “continues to work for healing and reconciliation.” “The greatest memorial to those who died ten years ago will be a world more inclined toward peace,” the Presiding Bishop states in a statement on the anniversary.  

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