- Episcopal Relief & Development’s website (http://www.episcopalrelief.org/) and contribute to the Disaster Response fund
- Diocese of Oklahoma (http://www.episcopaloklahoma.org/) click contribute online button
- or send a check marked “Tornado Relief” to: Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, 924 N. Robinson, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
The following appeared on Bostonglobe.com:
Headline: Bishop M. Thomas Shaw successfully undergoes surgery to remove mass on his brain – The Boston Globe
Date: May 18, 2013
Bishop M. Thomas Shaw of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts successfully underwent surgery Friday to remove a mass discovered on his brain, according to the diocese. Shaw, who announced in January his plan to retire next year, had the surgery Friday afternoon after tests on Thursday revealed the mass, the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusettsdiocese said in a post on its website. “It went well, and there were no complications,” said Tracy Sukraw, the communications director for the diocese. “It will be a week or so before we know whether further treatment will be necessary.” Bishop Doug Fisher, the bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, said, “We’re all praying for him throughout
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Statement from the Trustees for the Diocese on possibly divesting our investments in the fossil fuel industry
Statement Regarding Trustees’ Position on Divestment
Sue Ellen Lovejoy, President, Trustees for the Diocese
Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls climate change the next great overriding moral issue on the planet’s agenda. Bishop Fisher, in his Bishop’s Blog of January 26th2013, reminds us of this moral imperative in referencing how superstorm Sandy’s devastation coupled with major weather events throughout the world has shown us definitively that climate change is upon us. He charges us to act now – to face together this huge challenge.
The Trustees of this Diocese are listening. We recognize the importance of protecting the world that God has given us and the unique opportunity the Trustees have to make help make that happen. More specifically, in our role as responsible stewards of the Diocesan funds we are responding to the December 2012 resolution submitted for United Church of Christ General Synod 29 by the
To view the video, click on the following link: Musician, church help homeless veterans WWLP.com2
Cathedral in the Night Meets Once a Week
“A Northampton street musician is teaming up with a Northampton ministry to help homeless vets. Many people know him as Downtown Daniel. His name is Daniel Evans. He’s been playing music on the streets of Northampton for over a decade. “But what they may not know about him is that his father was one of the Tuskegee Airmen. And that at one point in his life he was homeless. Because of this, he’s teaming up with Reverend Christopher Carlisle to help homeless veterans.”—reported by WWLP-TV 22 journalist Anaridis Rodriguez