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President Ayala Harris Advent Reflection

Traduccion al español a continuacion Advent 2022 On Thanksgiving Day, my family and I chose to visit the pilgrimage site Santuario de Chimayo, which is about 30 miles north of Santa Fe. For hundreds of years, the Indigenous peoples in the area told stories of how the sand beside a stream at this location had…
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President Ayala Harris Interim Bodies Opening Remarks

Traducción en español a continuación Learn how to love and be loved in our beloved church Hello fellow Church Geeks!  It is so good to be together again, isn’t it?! I hope you will find this time together in person exceedingly fruitful, especially given how quickly you must do your work in this short timeline. …
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President Ayala Harris Interim Bodies Sermon

Traducción en español a continuación It takes prophets to say that this will not harm us, but heal us. Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, our creator, our guide, our rock, and our redeemer. Amen. (Adapted from Psalm 19:14.) In today’s reading from Second Kings, we see…
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From President Ayala Harris: Building a Solid Foundation

Traducción en español a continuación Hello Friends, I hope this letter finds you safe and healthy. It has been a busy fall in the office of the PHoD. After returning from the World Council of Churches 11th Assembly in Germany, I spent a week at the Episcopal Church Center, getting myself oriented to this new…
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“Brace for Impact: PHoD Priority Themes”

President Ayala- Harris October opening remarks to Executive Council Hello Executive Council! I wish that I were there with you in person! President Jennings used to say at the beginning of her opening remarks to council that it is always difficult to follow Presiding Bishop Curry making these public statements. That is not the reason…
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