Oct
30
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
One in four American adults are living with a diagnosable mental illness in a given year, but many of them are afraid to reach out for the help they need. “A New State of Mind” features just a few of the millions of Californians who are refusing to stay silent while untreated mental illness takes an unnecessary toll on our families and communities. Their stories of hope, resilience and recovery will change the way you think about mental illness.
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Oct
28
2013
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/safety">Are you ready for the unexpected? Now is the time to prepare!</a></h1>
By virtue of being unexpected it may be months – or even years – between incidents but we need to be ready when they happen. As we move into the fall and start to have more activities going on in our parishes every week it is an excellent time to take a few minutes and review your safety preparations.
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Oct
25
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
We are so proud of Dee's ministry in the Diocese of Fond du Lac. This is an honor that is well deserved! Congratulations, Dee!
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Oct
25
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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Oct
24
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Remember when I warned you that the cake that is Healthcare.gov was going to taste awful at first (and be late)? Well, I wish I could say I was wrong but I can't; everything is pretty much running as I expected (unfortunately).
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Oct
18
2013
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/friday-roundup4">Friday Roundup</a></h1>
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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Oct
11
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/friday-roundup-10-11-13">Friday Roundup</a></h1>
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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Oct
05
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/transforming-unjust-structures-the-episcopal-church-and-the-aca">Transforming Unjust Structures: The Episcopal Church and the ACA</a></h1>
I was pleased to recently be invited to contribute to the website 'At The Threshold.' Here is an excerpt of my article with a link to the full text.
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Oct
04
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/friday-roundup-10-4-13">Friday Roundup</a></h1>
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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Oct
03
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/prescription-drug-abuse">Prescription Drug Abuse</a></h1>
We can bring a spiritual awareness to these discussions that are often avoided in schools and other settings. The church should be sure our children have age appropriate, accurate information about their sexuality, drugs, and other temptations in a setting that reinforces their values, yet also respects their (very normal) human desires to fit in, to test their limits and to learn who they are. You can be sure that others are having these conversations with them, albeit without their best interests in mind.
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Oct
02
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/credo-walk-and-be-well">CREDO: Walk and Be Well</a></h1>
Walk and Be Well begins with an introduction from Jackie Cameron followed by reflections for 28 walking days and a concluding reflection. The distance and pace is up to you. Walk and Be Well is your opportunity to join other CREDO participants, whether they're in your area or they live far away, in committing to four weeks of walking as a benefit to your physical and spiritual health and well-being.
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Oct
01
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Several churches in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark are showing the way in offering opportunities for worship to children with special needs and their families.
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