March 3, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland has announced one additional candidate to stand for election as bishop suffragan.
The Rev. Martha N. Macgill, 56, who was nominated via a petition process, is the rector of Memorial Episcopal Church in Bolton Hill in Baltimore, where she has served for 14 years. Macgill previously served communities in South Africa and Richmond,...
February 28, 2014
[National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in the Middle East press release] In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry thirty-three leaders of Jewish, Christian and Muslim national religious organizations advocated that “public support by leaders and members of our three religious communities, both here and on the ground in the region, will be essential to encourage success in negotiating a final peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians.” The leaders...
February 7, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Executive Council approved the recipients of the Constable Fund Grants, totaling $168,060 for the 2014 grant cycle.
The resolution was presented by Anne Watkins, an Executive Council member from the Diocese of Connecticut and chair of the Constable Fund Grant Review Committee, during the Executive Council meeting, currently gathered in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Constable Fund provides...
February 6, 2014
[Diocese of Maryland press release] A new faith community will be formed in the growing Canton/Fells Point neighborhoods in a joint effort by Lutherans and Episcopalians.
The new mission, which has yet to be named, will be a joint venture of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
“The presence of Messiah English Lutheran Church on O’Donnell Square makes it a strategic...
February 5, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies, presented the following opening remarks at the Episcopal Church Executive Council meeting currently gathered at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD (Diocese of Maryland).
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
February 5, 2014
The Rev. Gay Clark...
February 3, 2014
[Diocese of Maryland press release] In accordance with the Canons and Constitutions of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Maryland, the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland today announced its slate of three nominees for the office of ...