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Trinity School for Ministry, Diocesan Partner, Increases Campus with Building Acquisition

Trinity School for Ministry

In the small town of Ambridge, PA, a renewal is taking place.  Storefronts are being updated, old buildings are being refurbished to house new tenants, and new sidewalks have been poured.  Trinity School for Ministry has a desire to support this renewal in a way that is helpful to the town and also helps to build community.  To that end, Trinity School for Ministry is thrilled to announce that

Welcoming Children to Gathering 2019

Diocesan Conference Eucharist

By Keira Fuener, Gathering Children's Coordinator

This will be the first year that Children’s Programming will be offered as part of Gathering 2019: Diocesan Conference & 154th Convention.

Announcing Appointment of Bishop David Hicks to St. Peter's Anglican Church, Butler

Bishop David Hicks

I’m happy to announce that St. Peter’s, Butler, has called the Rt. Rev. David Hicks (former Bishop of the Diocese of the Northeast & Mid Atlantic in the Reformed Episcopal Church - a subjuristiction of the ACNA) as their new Rector. The discernment on all sides has been very clear and Bishop David will begin his new ministry in our midst on August 1.

Bishop Jim Asks Us to Consider Year-End Giving

Giving generously

My Friends and Fellow Anglicans,

For many of us December is filled with anticipation of a joyous Christmas and shopping for gifts. I want you to consider prayerfully two special gifts this year.

#MarriageMonday: A Reflection on the Marriage Blessing

As we have seen in recent blog posts, our marriage liturgy is bursting with meaning and significance for this important covenantal relationship.  Nestled between the powerful, insightful prayers and the pronouncement of peace, the blessing takes its rightful place in the marriage service.  The bride and groom kneel side by side before the altar and under the cross as the officiant prays a power

Another Conversation We Need to Have

Words fail me as I have tried to write a response to the shootings in Squirrel Hill on Saturday. I want to express deep sorrow for the pain that the families of those who were killed and the whole Jewish community are experiencing during these days of mourning. I want to explain that those of us who follow Jesus renounce the anti-Semitic hatred of the shooter.