May 4, 2016
May 2, 2016
[Episcopal Diocese of Central New York] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York May 2 announced a slate of four candidates for the position of 11th bishop of the diocese, succeeding the Right Rev. Gladstone B. “Skip” Adams, who is retiring after 15 years of service.
The candidates are:
- The Very Rev. Dr. DeDe Duncan-Probe, rector,...
April 29, 2016
[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Although most of the water has receded, residents in Montgomery County are now facing a harsh reality after historic floods that devastated the Greater Houston area last week—many have uninhabitable homes and others have no federal aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
More than 13 inches of rain fell in six hours and in some...
April 26, 2016
[Diocese of North Carolina] On March 23, the North Carolina General Assembly convened a one-day special session to consider HB2, which legislators passed and Governor Pat McCrory signed the same day. The bill, drafted in response to a Charlotte City Council ordinance granting people the right to use gender-specific facilities based on their gender identity, not only reversed the local council’s action but also prevents...
April 21, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Western North Carolina Standing Committee April 18 announced a four-priest slate of candidate to be the next diocesan bishop.
The candidates are:
- The Rev. Hannah E. Atkins, Trinity Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas;
- The Rev. Cyndi Banks, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Boone, North Carolina;
- The Rev. Thomas James Brown, Episcopal Parish of the...
April 19, 2016
April 18, 2016
[Diocese of East Tennessee] George Dibrell Young, III, fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee, has announced that he plans to retire at the end of 2017 and has called for the election of his successor.
Young expects to retire as a new bishop is ordained. Young’s successor will be elected in August 2017 and the anticipated ordination date will be December 2017/January 2018; the actual date will be determined by the...
April 15, 2016
[Diocese of Easton] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Easton joyfully announced today its slate of four nominees for election as 11th bishop of the diocese. They are:
- The Rev. Kathryn A. Andonian, rector, Church of the Holy Spirit, Harleysville,...