Saturday, October 29, 2016, was a big day in the Diocese of Michigan. In East Lansing, the University of Michigan and Michigan State University took the gridiron in their annual grudge match, while 90 miles southeast in Detroit, the Mayson Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians honored women for their feats on the gridiron… Read More Union for Black Episcopalians honors Terry, Humphries for their work
The Retired Community Luncheon is always a great chance for longtime friends to see each other. We are honored to host our esteemed guests at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Detroit for this yearly event, scheduled for Autumn of each year. Stories from those unable to attend were read aloud to the guests. In addition,… Read More Retired Community Luncheon an annual opportunity for longtime friends to meet
The Rev. Chris Yaw of St. David’s, Southfield explains how a time of reflection is needed for those celebrating and lamenting the outcome of the presidential election.
My dear sisters and brothers in Christ: Today I want to begin with words that are most often associated with a blessing marking an end of our time together and a sending forth. These are words taken from the 19th century Swiss poet Henri-Frédéric Amiel: “Life is short and we have too little time to… Read More Bishop Gibbs delivers annual convention address: ‘Life is short…be swift to love’
Every weekend in church at the celebration of the Eucharist, the list of prayer intentions includes plenty of names. Some you know, some you don’t. For several years, my wife was on the prayer list on dozens of churches throughout the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan. So here’s the story of my wife, Tiffani Schulte. Remember… Read More The Final Word: Take a moment to learn for whom the bell tolls
Every week when we celebrate the Eucharist, we say that we believe “the communion of saints.” I realize that something which is repeated week after week can sometimes slip by us as we recited without much reflection – that happens to me as well, even when leading the congregation in worship. But I would hope… Read More “What do we mean by the communion of saints?”
By the Rev. Steve Domienik When I was growing up, my parents sent me to several different summer camps that were all run by Roman Catholic male religious orders. I thought I was special because my five sisters never went to summer camp. It was years later that I found out the real reason for… Read More First-hand experience: Two thumbs up for participating in summer camp