The Peace

The Peace is the official publication of the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee.

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Read past issues:

Winter 2024

St. Columba and Barth House Awarded Church Home Grants Totaling $1.5 Million; Special Friends Fellowship Reflection from Janie Morris; Diocesan Youth Council Members Announced; 2024 West Tennessee Lent Guide

Winter 2023

Report from 2023 Diocesan Convention; Journey to the Mountaintop: A farewell to DuBose Conference Center; Do Good & Share Ministry Grants; Catherine Meeks in Memphis in February 2024; “Waiting, Not Wilting”: An Advent reflection from Emily Austin

Fall 2023

Remembrance and renewal at St. Mary’s Cathedral; Barth House experiences resurgence of energy at the University of Memphis; Diocesan Youth Council forming; West Tennessee Haiti Partnership adapts to a changed world; Registration open for Diocesan Convention 2023; “What We Have in Our Hands”: A Reflection from the Rev. Christian Senyoni

Spring 2023

St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral undergoes major restoration work; Barth House: A place for you to be; How Barb Boucher is recovering food and feeding hope; Small church leaders attend LeadersCARE Conference; St. Columba and new growth; Diocese and St. George’s Independent School enter covenant agreement; What’s In a Name: A Reflection from the Rev. Tom Momberg

Fall 2022

West Tennessee Addiction Recovery Commission offers hope, acceptance, and community; Church of the Holy Trinity creatively responds to Alabama Church Tragedy; Casey Jordan grows faith, funds for Ukraine; Diocese plans to celebrate 40th anniversary with special fall events; Reflecting on a Second Home: The Barth House; Faithfully Memphis launches new series, “Behold It Unveiled”; Delegation Report from GC80; Diocese prioritizes community engagement; Jeane Chapman appointed Diocesan Small Church Consultant; GSL Episcopal School Celebrates 75th Anniversary; On Doing God’s Work: A Reflection from Janie Morris

Winter 2022

The Journey of Light at Saint John’s; Grace Episcopal Church leads ecumenical storm relief efforts; A conversation with Bishop Mark Edington of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe; Diocesan EYC gatherings inspire togetherness, stability; Lessons from a semester at the Barth House; Nurturing the Next Generation on Faithfully Memphis, West Tennessee representation at 80th General Convention; St. Columba: the hidden gem of our diocese; Reflection from the Reverend Deacon Randy McCloy: COVID, the church, and the hospital

Summer 2021

Interview with Master Gardeners Laurie and Tom Rieman; St. Thomas the Apostle expands blessing box ministry in Humboldt; West Tennessee Episcopalians to serve churchwide TEC roles; The 2021 Laymen’s Conference; Give St. Columba the gift of certainty; Faithfully Memphis extends spirit of welcome to ears across West Tennessee; Barth House returns to University of Memphis after 10 years; Education for Ministry; Reflection from the Venerable Mimsy Jones: Aloha, Pentecost

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