Reflections on SCOTUS' Hobby Lobby ruling

Bishop Beckwith's blog: "Reflections on SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby ruling"

If I find it on the web I can use it, right?

"Geeks for God" blog on copyright issues: "If I find it on the web I can use it, right?"

Stewardship 201

Register now for the Stewardship 201 workshop on August 6

"Geeks for God" Blog

Nearly 4000 posts made on #Episcopal Social Media Sunday have been collected into one place. You can scroll through them here.

Bishop Beckwith's Blog

Religion is taking up less and less space in our culture. In his book American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us (2012), Harvard professor Robert Putnam unveils his research on the decline of social capital in American culture, which are the voluntary networks people engage in. He indicates that each succeeding generation is ten percent less likely to have a religious affiliation, which is but one form of social capital. The fastest growing religious affiliation in America is that of people who claim no religious affiliation.

In the News

[Episcopal News Service] It’s a “family reunion” like no other: 250 adults, young and older, are gathered at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino for 46th annual meeting and conference of the Union of Black Episcopalians, a confederation of more than 35 chapters and groups in the U.S. and the Caribbean, with members in Canada, Africa and Latin America.

"Geeks for God" Blog

The world-wide web makes it so easy to find just about anything we want to find, and that also makes it seem as though it is all out there for us to use any way we like. Oops! Not quite. You still need to consider copyright issues.


On June 22, 2014, 79 members of the diocese were honored with the David P. Hegg II Lifetime Achievement Award at the 18th annual Senior Ministries Evensong, held at Christ Church in East Orange with the Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith, Bishop of Newark, officiating.