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When St. Andrew’s-by-the-Sea, Little Compton, created significant improvements to its parish hall a few years ago, they inadvertently created a new problem: people couldn’t hear one another in a normal conversation. The solution turned out to be one church helping another. “We rebuilt one end of the structure to open up the room with a […]
Students at the University of Rhode Island (URI) learned about preventing and responding to the opioid crisis at a special campus event in mid April. Thirty participants attended the event, which included a panel discussion and information about responding to an overdose situation. Work on the campus event began after a workshop earlier in the year […]
The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church meets twice every year. The bishops include spouses for the fall meeting, and in September 2017, Karen Knisely accompanied her husband, the Rt. Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely, to the meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview with Dave Seifert, diocesan communications consultant, Karen shares memories and messages from that […]
Parochial report help; active shooter response training; more Lent resources …. read about it all here.
Find the January 5th issue of the diocesan e-news at this link and learn how the Cathedral is expanding its capacity as a base for ministry. It also includes a listing of several events the Center for Reconciliation is co-sponsoring to commemorate Martin Luther King Day. And if you or your parish doesn’t have plans for […]
Bishop Knisely invites us to find God in the quiet, still moments of Christmas Some years I find myself in the Christmas spirit early in December, some years it doesn’t seem to arrive for me until Christmas Eve is nearly upon us. This year it’s been the latter case. I know Christmas is nearly here […]
You can find the latest diocesan news and resources, including online Advent reflections and a video of the Bishop’s Diocesan Convention address, in our latest e-news. Click here if you missed it in your email inbox!
by Dave Seifert The Hispanic ministry in the Diocese of Rhode Island has a new beginning and a clearer focus. The revamped initiative began earlier this fall, guided by a new commission and a new clergy leader. The Rev. Dr. Jack Lynch is coordinating the new Hispanic Ministry Commission. He also serves as Hispanic missioner […]
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