Aug
31
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/digital-life-after-death">(Digital) Life After Death?</a></h1>
Many people develop quite robust virtual lives in various online communities, gaining very real friendships with people they may have never met in real life. How to communicate the passing of someone to these virtual friends? How should one's presence on Facebook, Twitter, etc. be managed in the event of death? How does an unexpected death complicate this? NPR program Sound Medicine recently tackled these questions.
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Aug
30
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week.
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Aug
28
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
When open enrollment starts on October 1, 2013, you’ll be able to apply, compare plans, and enroll in the Marketplace. Coverage starts as soon as January 1, 2014.
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Aug
27
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Red Cross Nurses Playing Football (Soccer).
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Aug
24
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Does this short film hit a little too close to home for anyone else? I talk often about the ministry of presence. One key to practicing that ministry is to... you know, be present. Thoughts?
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Aug
23
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week.
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Aug
20
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/nehm-participating-in-aca-education-as-a-champion-for-coverage">NEHM Participating in ACA Education as a Champion for Coverage</a></h1>
New resources available to help consumers navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace
HHS awards $67 million to Navigators and recognizes more than 100 organizations as Champions for Coverage [Including NEHM! -Ed.]
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Aug
19
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/healthy-eating-challenge-state-fair-edition">Healthy Eating Challenge: State Fair Edition</a></h1>
I LOVE fair food. In my younger days, during the two weeks of the state fair my blood was known to slow to a maple syrup-like drizzle, choked in a river of elephant ear dust and butter. Those days are over. Can one visit the state fair without suffering toxic shock from fair food? Happily, the answer is YES.
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Aug
16
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week.
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Aug
13
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Xzavier, Chandler, Debbie, and Reggie all know the horrors of texting & driving firsthand. Watch their stories in this It Can Wait Documentary. Visit http://www.itcanwait.com to take the pledge, and learn more about the dangers of texting while driving.
tags Texting
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Aug
12
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/guns-in-churches">Guns in Churches?</a></h1>
A recent article highlighted the debate over guns in churches. The Episcopal Church spoke on this issue at the 2012 General Convention. What did we say?
tags Guns
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Aug
09
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week.
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Aug
06
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/do-you-want-to-volunteer-during-emergencies">Do You Want to Volunteer During Emergencies?</a></h1>
We have often been asked about maintaining a database for volunteers during emergencies. The Red Cross and Episcopal Relief and Development have each developed resources for this purpose.
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Aug
05
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
AmpleHarvest.org enables millions of growers nationwide to donate excess garden produce to a local food pantry. Spend a few hours just once and help eliminate hunger and malnutrition in your community while improving the environment. It's as simple as A B C D
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Aug
02
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week.
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