Archives for July 2014

Philadelphia 11 reflections: Church still learning from ordinations

Fredrica Harris Thompsett says 'look back with joy', see changes still needed

[Episcopal News Service –Phoenix, Arizona] Fredrica Harris Thompsett, the Mary Wolfe Professor Emerita of Historical Theology at the Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, reflects on the lessons taught to the church by the ordinations of the Philadelphia 11 40 years ago on July 29, 1974. She was the keynote speaker at a symposium […]

Video: 40 Years Ordained – 2,000 Years in Ministry sermon

Presiding Bishop preaches during Holy Eucharist celebrating first ordinations

[Episcopal News Service — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]  Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preaches the sermon during the July 26 celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Philadelphia 11 ordinations. the celebration took place at the Church of the Advocate, the North Philadelphia church where the ordinations were held on July 29, 19774. Video: Episcopal […]

Video: Chloe Kolbet’s favorite part of Scripture

[Episcopal News Service – Villanova, Pennsylvania] Episcopal Youth Event 2104 participant Chloe Kolbet from the Diocese of Massachusetts tells why Romans 8:37-39 is her favorite Bible verse. — The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service.

Video: David Kilp’s favorite part of Scripture

[Episcopal News Service – Villanova, Pennsylvania] Episcopal Youth Event 2104 participant David Kilp from the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania tells why 1 Corinthians 12:24-27 is his favorite Bible verse. — The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service.

Video: Ashley Buffa’s favorite part of Scripture

[Episcopal News Service – Villanova, Pennsylvania] Episcopal Youth Event 2104 participant Ashley Buffa from the Diocese of East Carolina tells why Matthew 4:19 is her favorite Bible verse. — The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service.

Video: Lindon Phillips-Johnson’s favorite part of Scripture

[Episcopal News Service – Villanova, Pennsylvania] Episcopal Youth Event 2104 participant Lindon Phillips-Johnson from the Diocese of Massachusetts tells why the story of the resurrection of Jesus is his favorite part of the Bible. — The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service.

Video: Jessie Fusco’s favorite part of Scripture

[Episcopal News Service – Villanova, Pennsylvania] Episcopal Youth Event 2014 participant Jessie Fusco from the Diocese of Minnesota tells why Psalm 23 is her favorite Bible verse. — The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service.

Video: Dayton Hobson’s favorite part of Scripture

[Episcopal News Service – Villanova, Pennsylvania] Episcopal Youth Event 2014 participant Dayton Hobson from the Diocese of Oklahoma tells why Deuteronomy 31:6 is his favorite Bible verse. — The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service.

Video: Claire Horton’s favorite part of Scripture

[Episcopal News Service – Villanova, Pennsylvania] Episcopal Youth Event 2014 participant Claire Horton from the Diocese of Minnesota tells why Psalm 139 is her favorite Bible verse. — The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor/reporter for the Episcopal News Service.

Video: Stephanie Spellers preaches at EYE14 Opening Eucharist

The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, canon for missional vitality in the Diocese of Long Island, preaches July 10 during the Opening Eucharist at the 2014 Episcopal Youth Event, meeting on the campus of Villanova University near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The full text of the sermon follows. I’ve got a river of life flowing out of me. […]