November 25, 2015
November 18, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] Daisy, a 37-year-old mother, hasn’t seen her three children in more than seven-and-a-half years, since she left them in the care of her husband in the Philippines so that she could come to work cleaning hotel rooms in New York.
Through the assistance of a Manila-based employment firm, Daisy secured a visa, housing and a full-time job with a major hotel chain. Or so she thought.
Daisy shared her story during a panel on human trafficking...
November 16, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop Suffragan Mary Glasspool will become an assistant bishop in the Diocese of New York next April.
The two dioceses announced the change Nov. 14.
Glasspool, 61, was elected bishop suffagran of Los Angeles on Dec. 4, 2009, and was consecrated on May 15, 2010, along with Bishop Suffragan Diane Jardine Bruce who was elected by...
November 10, 2015
[Bexley Seabury press release] The Board of Directors of Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation (BSSF) has announced that beginning with the Fall 2016 term, the seminary will operate all programs — Anglican Studies, Master of Divinity, Doctor of Ministry, and Lifelong Learning — from one site, in Chicago. The change, recommended to the board by its Beyond Walls Task Force, was adopted by unanimous vote.
The move will bring to Chicago Bexley Seabury’s Master of Divinity...
November 9, 2015
November 5, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Oregon has announced a slate of three nominees to stand for the election as bishop of the diocese. The candidates are:
- The Rev. Patrick W. Bell, rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho;
- The Rev. Jedediah Holdorph, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Bend, Oregon; and
- The Very Rev....
November 4, 2015
[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Daniel McNeel “Neel” Lane, Jr., has been appointed the new chair of Episcopal Relief & Development‘s board of directors, effective November 1. The appointment was made by The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, newly installed presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, who transitions to the position of honorary chair.
Lane has served on Episcopal Relief &...