June 17, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] It’s one thing to practice piano duets in the parlor when no one’s home to hear. It’s another when your tunes, and possible missteps, reverberate across town.
“When we practice on the main instrument, somebody always is listening,” says Lisa Lonie, carillonneur at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania, and at Princeton University in New Jersey. She recently launched a...
June 10, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs - Press Release] The Episcopal Church Executive Council announced the recipients of the Constable Fund Grants, totaling $535,000, for the 2013 grant cycle.
The announcement was made 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...
May 30, 2013
May 20, 2013
After an 11-month search, Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill is pleased to announce that it has called the Reverend J. Randolph Alexander, Jr. as its tenth Rector. He will join the congregation on Sunday, August 25, 2013.
Randy Alexander comes to Immanuel from Christ Church in Pelham, NY, an historic church in Westchester County on the Long Island Sound, where he has served as Rector since 2000. In 2012, he was one of six candidates for Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Virginia.
May 15, 2013
Trinity Episcopal Children’s Center (TECC), a ministry of Trinity Episcopal Church in Towson, Maryland that offers quality preschool and child care for two-year-old, three-year-old, and pre-kindergarten children, has named Mrs. Corby Pine as its new director.
Pine will be responsible for TECC’s operations starting June 17, 2013. Working with an...
The Rev. Rebecca Lynn Willoughby (Becky) Dinan, an Episcopal priest known for her creative preaching, teaching and spiritual guidance, died of cancer at her home in Northport, Maine on April 11, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 40 years, Joseph Dinan.
Becky was born in Appalachia, Virginia in 1942. She was stricken with polio at the age of four, which left her with an impaired left leg, but her response to this challenge revealed the courageous spirit and...
May 6, 2013
April 18, 2013
[Diocese of New York] On Monday we were rocked out of our peace once again, as too often, by the report of another eruption of senseless violence and the suffering of people whom we recognize as our own brothers and sisters. That these bombings took place at an event which celebrates the brilliance of the human spirit and the triumph of physical excellence underscored the betrayal of our common humanity and the denial of the incarnation we share with Jesus inherent in any act...