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Diocesan grant saving lives in Madagascar 750 563 Episcopalians in Connection
Diocesan grant saving lives in Madagascar

A $5,200 diocesan SDG grant awarded to Ascension and Holy Trinity, Wyoming, last winter is equipping an impoverished community near Madagascar’s major port to prevent water-born infections – a major…

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Serving our changing neighborhood in the pandemic 560 420 Episcopalians in Connection
Serving our changing neighborhood in the pandemic

Like most parishes, Church of the Good Shepherd in Athens, Ohio, had to close our building to the public in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Located in the heart…

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Love surrounds ‘The Valley’ and beyond thanks to two Lincoln Heights she-roes 750 563 Episcopalians in Connection
Love surrounds ‘The Valley’ and beyond thanks to two Lincoln Heights she-roes

Memories and lessons learned from the superheroes and ‘she’-roes in their lives inspired two sister-like friends, both born in September under the stars of Virgo, to act to address the…

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The ABC (D)’s of building community 750 563 Episcopalians in Connection
The ABC (D)’s of building community

Community development is most effective when you begin by building personal relationships. That seems obvious, right? Except that all too often it’s not. Most non-profit organizations are created to deal…

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From right, Tanya Maus, the director of the Peace Resource Center at Wilmington Colleg; Archbishop of Nagasaki Mitsuaki Takami; and Chitose Fujita, a member of the congregation at Urakami Cathedral, smile with the cross that was returned to the cathedral in the city of Nagasaki on Aug. 7, 2019. (Mainichi/Noriko Tokuno)
Citizen diplomacy, reconciliation and peace between the US and Japan 750 496 Episcopalians in Connection
Citizen diplomacy, reconciliation and peace between the US and Japan

The story begins in Nagasaki, Japan, soon after the United States detonated the second of two atomic bombs that destroyed the Urakami Cathedral during morning worship on August 9, 1945. Roughly 80,000…

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Failing faithfully 750 502 Episcopalians in Connection
Failing faithfully

For the past 20 months, I have worked for a failing company. I came to Columbus right out of college, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. I was full of energy and excitement at…

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Time with the TARDIS: A surprising ministry and message of hope 750 577 Episcopalians in Connection
Time with the TARDIS: A surprising ministry and message of hope

“I want to tell you, seeing the TARDIS every day this semester has been what keeps me going.” ~ student at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The TARDIS sits on the…

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The power of sharing stories 722 424 Episcopalians in Connection
The power of sharing stories

I’ve shared before that I am a lifelong Episcopalian. So it’s worth noting that I have been a member of the same congregation for virtually all of it. My first memory, or awareness, of church is…

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Where service and love intersect with the community 792 528 Episcopalians in Connection
Where service and love intersect with the community

“You have been present with the Lord in worship in both Word and Sacrament. Now go out into God’s beloved world and look for Jesus: in the ragged and the imprisoned, in the oppressed and the hungry,…

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