Church historian and author Diana Butler Bass talks about her new book, Christianity After Religion. In this short Day 1 segment, she talks about Bishop Jeff Lee of the Diocese of Chicago taking “Ashes to Go” on Ash Wednesday to the busy street corners of his city and the surprising response of the people he encountered.
In other news, here are some links to stories about Maine’s people, congregations, and ministry around the web.
St. Francis must be smiling – The Kennebec Journal reports on a community pet food pantry recently launched at Christ Church, Gardiner.
St. Elizabeth’s Essential Pantry – a ministry of eight Episcopal congregations housed at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke in Portland was recently featured on page three of the February edition of Witness, the newsletter of London-based Anglican Frontier Mission.