Sharon Sheridan, Episcopal News Service


The General Convention of The Episcopal Church voted overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriage on July 1. Photo: Contributed

General Convention approves marriage equality

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] In the wake of the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage for all Americans, General Convention followed suit on July 1 with canonical and liturgical changes to provide marriage equality for Episcopalians.

The Rev. John Mennell speaks to worshipers July 28 in Montclair, New Jersey, duringWorship Without Walls. Photo: Sharon Sheridan/Episcopal News Service

New Jersey church worships flash-mob style

Wearing a traditional black clerical shirt and collar, and less- traditional black shorts and sandals, the Rev. John Mennell sits near a portable altar, waiting for stragglers.

Flat Jesus riding in a hot air balloon. Photo: Courtesy of Chris Gannon

Have Jesus, will travel

If God is everywhere, a laminated dude named Flat Jesus is doing his best to prove the point.

The Rev. John Mennell and the Rev. Diana Wilcox open the doors of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Montclair, NJ, and welcome people seeking support. Photo/A.J. DeWalt

Churches respond to help storm-battered communities

“Ship ahoy!,” shouted a costumed boy racing up the stairs while trick-or-treating in the parish hall at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown, New Jersey.

Kathy Stege of St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church contributes to Tithing with Trash by placing a Solo Cup inside a TerraCycle collection bin at the Athens, Ga., church. Photo/Andrew Lane

Tithing with trash?

Georgia Army National Guard Capt. Andrew Lane is a man on a mission. If it’s recyclable, “Captain PLaneT” aims to keep it out of the

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