Bishops United Against Gun Violence, of which Bishop Rowe is a member, is calling the church to advocate for an assault weapons ban and to offer prayers of lamentation in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Read their statement on the Bishops United Against Gun Violence website, and follow Episcopalians Against Gun Violence for…
Later this week, the Rev. Dr. Jane Williams will retire as chair of the Diocese of Bethlehem’s Commission on Ministry (COM). She will be succeeded by the Rev. Tim Alleman, staff chaplain in the Geisinger Health System and rector of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre. Williams, who became chair of the commission in late…
The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem today released the names of two priests who will stand for election for the ninth bishop of the diocese. They are the Rev. Canon Kevin D. Nichols, from the Diocese of New Hampshire, and the Rev. Canon Ruth Woodliff-Stanley, from the Diocese of Colorado….
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Sally Snyder first encountered a prayer shawl in 2009, when she saw a soft, yellow one tucked into the casket of a friend’s mother. On it was a note explaining that the pattern of stitches was based on the number three, for the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. With that, the seeds were planted for…
The Rev. Melinda Artman left diocesan convention in October hoping to bring the insights of keynote speaker, the Rev. Canon Scott Slater, home with her. Slater, canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Maryland, delivered a keynote address titled “Moses, Jesus, and the Diocese of Bethlehem: Walking with Curiosity and Courage” in which he…
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