Thursday, August 14, 2008

Google Alerts

One of my Google news alerts is very broad: "Episcopal Church." Every once in a while I get a group of returns that reminds me we are a church, not a political party. Here's one from a few hours ago.

Google News Alert for: Episcopal Church
(Aug 14, 2008 2:32 AM EST)

Diocese pays tribute to homeless man
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
Stephen Stanley, associate rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Roanoke. He gathered about 20 of Hopkins' family members and friends, along with diocese...

Uptown church opens doors to eastern NO congregation The Times-Picayune - - New Orleans LA,USA
Annunciation Church, a member of the Anglican Communion* and the Episcopal diocese of Louisiana, will move its primary Sunday service to 10 am and Jubilee...

Listening for music, not gunfire The Times-Picayune - - New Orleans,LA,USA
Father Bill is pastor of a colorful congregation at St. Anna's Episcopal Church at 1313 Esplanade Ave. It has a tradition of reaching across boundaries...

School supplies help those in need Marshalltown Times Republican - Marshalltown,IA,USA
St. Paul's Episcopal Church has been collecting donations of school supplies and will give them away to those in need Saturday and Monday at St. Paul's...

*What's this thing of recent months about an individual church being a "member of the Anglican Communion"? Pretty much a's an Episcopal church in the U.S. No wonder everyone is confused.

BTW - let me know if you recognize the church in the photo.