From the Bishop's Desk

Over the course of the past year, the Eastern Synod Council has been working on developing a strategic plan to help guide the work of our boards, committees, related agencies and staff. At our March 2017 meeting the Synod Council will complete this task and share this plan with the wider synodical... full post »


The version of Christianity that appears in the media often embarrasses me. It's narrow, sectarian, exclusive, and sometimes mean-spirited. So it was a joy to find in a back issue of the "New Yorker" magazine an article by American novelist Ian Frazier about a church being a church in the best... full story »