A Lenten Reflection: Emily Malbone Morgan, Lay Leader and Contemplative
Enjoy this wonderful Lenten reflection video, featuring background on Emily Malbone Morgan and the SCHC.
Episcopalians Remember Emily Malbone Morgan on February 25th
Emily Malbone Morgan, the founder of the Companions, is celebrated February 25 in the Episcopal Church’s liturgical calendar. We received an invitation to preach at Yale Divinity School's Berkeley Center in February. The subject: why Miss Morgan has a place
Notable Companion Esther Burgess
When I ask Companions to remember Esther Burgess, the reaction is never lukewarm. Either towering admiration or bone stiffening fear are common reactions. Read on to learn more about this tenacious Companion.
Home to Adelynrood: 2022 Companion Conference
In September 2019 I said "yes" to an invitation to lead our 2021 Companion Conference. In June 2022, after two summers of pandemic closure, I stepped back on the grounds of Adelynrood at last, two days ahead of the postponed
The Earth is God’s: 2022 Companion Conference
Rob Hirschfeld, Bishop of New Hampshire, recently released a video report from the Lambeth Conference about the bishops’ discussion on care for creation. I liked that our virtual Companion Conference on creation care, on Saints Francis and Clare, on Vida
God’s Call to Francis: 2022 Companion Conference
Jackie Schmitt talked about how Francis of Assisi inspired the early Companions to become leaders in different movements, using various gifts to reach out to help those on the margins of society. Stephanie Spellers invited us to reflect on what
A Grace-filled Creation: 2022 Companion Conference
When I think of a grace-filled creation I have only to watch one of David Attenborough’s stunning programs on the natural world. Since my teenage years in the UK, I have been enamored with David’s naturalist work as he made
Joys and Challenges: 2022 Companion Conference
St. Francis cared about the world and how we act in it. I will remember most clearly keynote speaker Stephanie Spellers’ statement that we are “Companions of the Holy Cross” but do we act that way?
Companions Presenting at Episcopal Church Women’s Triennial This Year
Emily Morgan and Vida Scudder are excited to see plans for the Companions to have a booth at the 2022 Episcopal Church General Convention and a workshop at the Episcopal Church Women’s Triennial.
Widening Our Membership Criteria
When we moved to our retirement community in Concord, NH, just as the pandemic was beginning, one woman became quickly recognizable, even hidden behind a mask, because she often wears an Adelynrood shirt.