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February 10, 2012
[Oficial de Asuntos Públicos] El Domingo de Misión Mundial 2012 en la Iglesia Episcopal se centrará en la Misión es transformacional. El Domingo de Misión Mundial, siempre celebrado el último domingo después de Epifanía, es 19 de febrero. La observancia anual fue designada para incrementar la concientización y la participación...
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February 10, 2012
  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The 2012 World Mission Sunday in the Episcopal Church will focus on Mission Is Transformational. World Mission Sunday, always observed the last Sunday after Epiphany, is February 19. The annual observation was designated to increase awareness of, and participation in, the wider global mission of the Episcopal Church. “Conversations,...
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March 6, 2011
Today’s readings all speak of mountains – high mountains, holy mountains, as the writers describe them – much like the high and holy mountains that surround the Episcopal congregations in the Ecuadorian Andes in South America. Many of these Ecuadorian congregations are in indigenous communities that lie between 12,000 and 14,000 feet above sea level. Some of these high Andean...
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February 14, 2010
At first glance, one might be tempted to think: “What do the readings from Exodus, Psalm 99, Second Corinthians and Luke – the readings for this Transfiguration Sunday – have to do with World Mission Sunday?” The linked readings focusing on Moses’ intimate relationship with God and his shining face in Exodus and Second Corinthians, the psalmist’s praise to God for God’s mighty acts...
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February 1, 2010
The church's work around the world is as important as its work around the corner. To increase awareness of – and participation in – the wider global mission of the church, the last Sunday in Epiphany is designated as World Mission Sunday. Episcopal News Service Weekly bulletin inserts for that day – Feb. 14 – outline the day's theme, World Mission and the...
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January 21, 2010
The focus for 2010 World Mission Sunday, celebrated on Sunday, Feb. 14, will be "World Mission and the Environment." "Observance of World Mission Sunday is an opportunity for congregations and dioceses to participate in the wider global mission of the church," said Michael Schut, the Episcopal Church's economic and environmental affairs officer. "The church is always...
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February 22, 2009
The transfiguration of Jesus is perhaps the definitive mountaintop experience. Here on the top of a mountain, Peter, James, and John are left with no doubts as to Jesus’ credentials. In this account from the Gospel of Mark, Jesus is filled with the radiance of the presence of God with his “clothes becoming dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them.” Then we...
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February 3, 2008
Episcopalians get it about glory; that the glory of God is the hidden flesh-and-blood truth about everybody, everywhere. Therefore proclaiming the glory of the incarnation is the business we are in. Which is to say that we – every parish, diocese, province, person – are in the business of healing, and feeding, and serving, and loving, and respecting the dignity of every human being in God’s...