Minnesota’s deep, shared history with the Episcopal Church in Cuba

Arriving early at the Episcopal Cathedral in Havana with 17 (6 clergy and 11 lay ) of my colleagues from the Episcopal Church in Minnesota, I was quickly whisked away by our Presiding Bishop. With significant enthusiasm in her voice she said, “Brian, there is something I want to show you!” And thus began a… More Minnesota’s deep, shared history with the Episcopal Church in Cuba

For minds to think, and hearts to love, and hands to serve, we thank you Lord

Without fail, and when my mouth is watering with anticipation, someone in the family says, “Okay, before we can eat let’s go around the group and each name something we are thankful for.” Don’t get me wrong, I think being thankful is in our very nature as Christians, but does it have to be when… More For minds to think, and hearts to love, and hands to serve, we thank you Lord

The best unintentionally kept secret in your town

As the game show host of the Family Feud would say, “SURVEY SAYS?!” This last week the General Convention Office released the information of the 2009 Parochial Reports for each diocese.  Here are the numbers for the Episcopal Church in Minnesota: Our membership for 2009 was reported at 24,049, which was an increase of 243… More The best unintentionally kept secret in your town