News, events and features of interest to members and friends of our diocese.
Publication schedule beginning in June 2020: Bi-weekly on Wednesdays. Submission deadline is 10 AM the Friday prior to publication. See submission guidelines.
JUL 8, 2020: Training to be the church that God needs us to be
JUN 24, 2020: The journey forward - guidelines for in-person worship
JUN 10, 2020: Now is the time to learn all you can about racism and white supremacy
MAY 27, 2020: We want our churches to be a safe haven
MAY 20, 2020: Yes, we’re in the wilderness - but we do not walk alone
MAY 13, 2020: Bishop Hughes on food insecurity amidst pandemic, and what we can do
MAY 6, 2020: God is preparing us to be the church that God needs us to be
APR 29, 2020: Writing and sharing prayers; Zooming with the Bishop; Presiding Bishop's Word to the Church
APR 22, 2020: There is no shame in asking for help
APR 15, 2020: When God says "Go" but you can’t leave your house
APR 8, 2020: This Easter, remember that God cares for us and is leading us to safety
APR 1, 2020: Bishop Hughes on a different experience of Holy Week, plus stories from our congregations
MAR 27, 2020: Announcement about more frequent e-news; Messages from Bishop Hughes and Canon Wright
MAR 18, 2020: "Instead of going to church we ARE the church" writes Bishop Hughes; plus resources for this uncertain time
MAR 4, 2020: Bishop Hughes on beholding God's presence and generosity at a time of fear and anxiety
FEB 19, 2020: Bishop Hughes on rest; Canon Wright on Lenten resources; Church Leader University
FEB 5, 2020: Convention coverage!
JAN 15, 2020: At Convention, claiming our relationship with each other
DEC 18, 2019: Bishop Hughes on the gift of the incarnation
DEC 4, 2019: Bishop Hughes on being a messenger of God; American-Afghan pen-pal program
NOV 20, 2019: Bishop Hughes is looking for dreamers; Kid-friendly Advent & Christmas ideas
NOV 6, 2019: A reflection on stewardship from Bishop Hughes, plus how to sing a song of the saints of God in northern New Jersey
OCT 16, 2019: Bishop Hughes on "We are the change God intends to make"; Stories from Blessing of the Animals
OCT 2, 2019: Bishop Hughes on the unstated role of the Vestry; Photos from the First Pop Up Youth event
SEP 18, 2019: Bishop Hughes on following Jesus into sabbath; Pop Up Youth Ministry begins this Sunday!
SEP 4, 2019: Sign up now for Breaking Bread with the Bishop!
AUG 21, 2019: After months of listening and planning, Pop Up Youth Ministry is ready to launch
JUL 17, 2019: Reflections - and actions - on the immigration crisis