Helping Others (Page 6)
The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., Provisional Bishop of Fort Worth, asks for prayers for the tragedy in West, Texas.
In response to the tragic explosions at the Boston Marathon, the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church and our own local Bishop have each called on all of us to keep the victims and families in our prayers. From the Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr.: When I first heard the tragic news of the bombing at the Boston Marathon, I could not believe my ears – not again! This is a joyous event, filled with people from all walks…
The Episcopal Cafe reports on a gathering of religious leaders speaking out on gun violence at the National Cathedral.
As the nation comes to terms with the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, school leaders, chaplains, teachers, and parents yearn for ways to talk with and support the children in their care.
I have been inspired by the great outpouring of support and compassion I have seen in the faith community’s response to the devastating shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. From prayer vigils to pastoral care resources, and from moving sermons to the many, many prayers for the families and community in Newtown – the outpouring of God’s love to this community through God’s people has been hope fulfilled.
Episcopal Relief and Development is offering a chance to finish your Christmas shopping and make the world a better place…
Bless O Lord, all those lives who have been changed forever and may we in the Christian community offer our resources of prayers and witness to this community.