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LaundryLove

A form of servant ministry that is a good fit with Maundy Thursday worship is the washing and drying of dirty clothes. “Laundry Love,” a ministry begun in an Episcopal congregation in Ventura, CA [...]

AssetMap

The Episcopal Asset Map is a website that highlights the many ways Episcopalians are living Christ’s love in our communities and in the world [...]

Needlework kneeler_Featured

Recently I was asked “Do you still do needlepoint?” The next question was “Why?” This started me thinking — why, indeed, do I still do canvaswork when I now am a senior citizen with the usual arthritic aches and pains, especially in my hands [...]

how to

While each diocese will have its own particular ideas and needs, our guidelines offer a place to begin. Embrace your DAG with enthusiasm knowing that the Lord himself will guide you along the way [...]

DAGmtg

Questions are often asked regarding the need for or purpose of a diocesan altar guild. You will be surprised how many resources you can provide [...]

spirituality

The spirit in which your altar guild lives ripples out to affect the feel of the whole congregation [...]

Cuba1

While it may seem surprising that our church is thriving in a country where religion has been suppressed, there are 44 Episcopal churches across Cuba, from the Cathedral in Havana to simple house churches with five to six people[...]

Kanuga

Projects will be offered for beginning to advanced knitters and beginning to intermediate quilters [...]

baptism-ascension-feature

You are the preparers and keepers and transmitters of some of the coolest stuff we have in The Episcopal Church [...]

Child4

My greatest joy serving in the office and role of bishop is to bring children deeper into our worship. What I find, more often than not, is they will teach me, long before I can teach them [...]

ERD

When you get pushed up against life’s wall, it doesn’t much matter whether you eat meat on Friday, can recite the Apostles Creed, or worry about the theological differences around Holy Communion [...]

SacristyDoor

Most altar guilds share the problems of recruiting, training and retaining members and are increasingly venturing beyond their sacristies to bring the altar guild ministry into the congregation [...]

barnabas

It was a privilege, and a pleasure, to speak with members of the National Altar Guild during General Convention and to share a few things about my favorite, and possibly the most under-rated, character in the New Testament [...]

welcome

The recruitment and retention of new altar guild members is always a challenge. We are pleased to offer some suggestions, thanks to Province VII, that may prove helpful [...]

gayflagstainedglass

As I have made my way around small sacristies over the past ten years, they have come to symbolize the importance of respecting one another and our differences by graciously making space for one another [...]

Wesbites

We are pleased to offer links to websites of particular interest to altar guilds [...]