Lenten reflections inspired by the book Crazy Christians, A Call to Follow Jesus, by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.
January 16, 2016 Dear Friends in Christ, On Thursday, the Primates of the Anglican Communion, meeting in Canterbury, issued a statement limiting the participation of the Episcopal Church on certain internal committees and ecumenical bodies for a period of three years. This has widely been misreported as a "suspension" from the life of the Communion, […]
Saturday, February 20th – 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon Diocesan Offices on the 3rd floor of Trinity Cathedral, 325 Oliver Ave, Pittsburgh, 15222 Please plan to attend this workshop for all new (and long-standing) Treasurers, Financial Administrators, and others interested in the financial aspects of church governance. The program will be presented by Kathi Workman, Treasurer […]
The Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh Celebrates Absalom Jones Ordained in 1804, Absalom Jones was the first African American to be ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church. He is listed on the Episcopal calendar of saints and blessed on the date of his death – February 13, 1818. Celebration Theme: Race to Reconciliation: Prayer […]
Come to St. Paul's, Mt. Lebanon, on January 21-23, 2016, for Trinity Institute 2016. This year's theme is "Listen for a Change: Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice." Registration is now available at http://www.stpaulspgh.org/blog/listen-for-a-change-trinity-institute-2016-registration-now-open/. Those registering will have access to additional educational material to share with your parish or other group. Scheduled speakers include: This year's […]
Dear Friends in Christ, If you have had anything like my experience driving around the diocese this fall, you may have wondered whether the "City of Bridges" shouldn't be re-named the "City of Detours." It isn't just the Squirrel Hill Tunnel and I-376; I seem to run into alternate routes everywhere. Very early on Sunday […]