This website was established in April 2014 by Vicki Van Rensselaer.  Vicki is an Episcopalian who worked on website matters for an Episcopal parish for fifteen years (2004-2019).

The "Reading The Bible" endeavor that appears on this website is the same "Reading The Bible" endeavor that Vicki led on an Episcopal parish website from April 25, 2011 to March 4, 2012 and from April 9, 2012 to February 17, 2013.  All "Reading The Bible" endeavors that Vicki has led have started the day after Easter.

Recommended reading for people who are working on any type of website: Don't Make Me Think A Common Sense Approach To Web Usability by Steve Krug.


Books and Websites

101 Hymn Stories The Inspiring True Stories Behind 101 Favorite Hymns by Kenneth W. Osbeck, published by Kregel Publications, ISBN: 978-0-8254-4282-7 (Paperback)

101 More Hymn Stories The Inspiring True Stories Behind 101 Favorite Hymns by Kenneth W. Osbeck, published by Kregel Publications, ISBN: 978-0-8254-4283-4 (Paperback)

Jesus Calling by Sarah Young, published by Thomas Nelson, Inc., ISBN: 978-1-5914-5188-4 (Hardback)

Kepco Engraving - Professional grade name tags that are held in place by a powerful magnet can be ordered for your church or organization through Kepco Engraving.  Name tags that have a pin or a clip can also be ordered.

Talking Across The Divide How To Communicate With People You Disagree With And Maybe Even Change The World by Justin Lee, published by TarcherPerigee, ISBN: 978-0-14-313270-7 (Paperback)

Torn Rescuing The Gospel From The Gays-Vs.-Christians Debate by Justin Lee. The original edition of this book was published in 2012 by Jericho Books, ISBN: 978-1-4555-1430-4 (Paperback).  The revised and updated edition of this beek was published in 2024 by Worthy Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-5460-0690-9.  Both editions of this book should be read.

The Prayer of Jabez by Dr. Bruce H. Wilkinson, published by Multnomah Publishers, Inc., ISBN: 1-57673-733-0 (Hardback)

Walk in Love Episcopal Beliefs & Practices by Scott Gunn and Melody Wilson Shobe, published by Forward Movement,
ISBN: 978-0-880-28455-4 (Paperback)

To Educate Yourself About Racism And What You Can Do To Help To Eliminate Racism

Love Is The Way Holding On To Hope In Troubling Times by Bishop Michael Curry with Sara Grace, published by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., ISBN: 978-1-529-33735-8 (Paperback) 

So you want to talk about race by Ijeoma Oluo, published by Seal Press, ISBN: 978-1-58005-677-9 (Hardback),
ISBN: 978-1-58005-882-7 (Paperback)

Stamped From The Beginning The Definitive History Of Racist Ideas In America by Ibram X. Kendi, published by Bold Type Books,
ISBN-13: 978-1-56858-598-7 (Paperback)

Traces Of The Trade A Story From The Deep North - This award winning film tells the story of how ten members of a New England family uncover the vast extent of Northern complicity in slavery.

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, published by Beacon Press,
ISBN-13: 978-0-8070-4740-8 (Hardcover)