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Chris Schaefer on Pursuing Episcopal Priesthood

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I am Chris Schaefer and I am a Postulant to Holy Orders for the Priesthood in the Episcopal Church in Arkansas.  I am training through the Iona Initiative in Arkansas.  Now that is a mouthful so let me explain. What is a postulant? Postulants for holy orders seek ordination as deacon...

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Community of Hope

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Should You be a Community of Hope Lay Pastoral Caregiver? ​First, what is Community of Hope? You might have heard of Community of Hope or other Christian pastoral caregiver ministries like it. The Community of Hope (COH) Mission statement best describes the ministry, “to create...

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Tags: lay ministry, outreach