St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church isn't open on Easter. There are no sermons on Sundays. It doesn’t have any members. And yet this castlelike Gothic Revival building is still a functioning, active church — just not in the ways you might expect. Read the article.
“We measure the wrong things. We measure money. We measure bums on seats. But what if we measured the things we stand for, which in the Anglican tradition are the 5 marks of mission… Then the question is not how many people turned up on Sunday, but how have you protected the planet? What unjust structure have you challenged this week? If you haven’t done those things.. what are we doing?”