Helping Others (Page 6)

Helping Others (Page 6)

Prayers for Boston

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…

National Council of Churches on Response to Sandy Hook

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.