December 15, 2014
December 10, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania has announced a slate of three nominees to stand for election as the 11th bishop of the diocese.
The nominees were presented to the Standing Committee by the Bishop Search Committee on Dec. 1.
The three are:
December 8, 2014
[Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles] In the context of his address to Diocesan Convention, Bishop J. Jon Bruno Dec. 5 requested the Standing Committee, with his consent, to call for the election in 2016 of the seventh bishop of Los Angeles, to succeed Bruno upon his retirement at age 72 in 2018.
A letter from Bruno was distributed to delegates and clergy at convention: it is available in English...
December 5, 2014
[Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast has announced a slate of four nominees to stand for election as bishop of the diocese. The nominees were presented to the Standing Committee by the Bishop Search Committee on Dec. 3.
The nominees announced are:
- The Rev. James Russell Kendrick, 54, rector, St. Stephens Episcopal Church,...
November 21, 2014
[Seminary of the Southwest] Stephanie Knott will testify that staying debt-free while attending a private graduate school is almost as challenging as the coursework.
During her first year at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas, Knott commuted from her home in San Marcos to Austin for classes, then to New Braunfels for her day job and back again to Austin for her overnight job. Sometimes she would be awake for 24 hours straight....
November 13, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Resources for observing the Advent season through spiritual avenues are now available from The Episcopal Church here.
Advent is the liturgical season that occurs four weeks prior to Christmas, beginning on Sunday, November 30. Advent is a time of reflection...
November 12, 2014
November 11, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] The Brotherhood of St. Andrew is drawing on its rich history of supporting servicemen and women by leading...
[Washington National Cathedral] Washington National Cathedral and five Muslim groups have announced that the first celebration of Muslim Friday prayers (Jumaa) at the cathedral will be observed on Friday, Nov. 14.
“Leaders believe offering Muslim prayers at the Christian cathedral shows more than hospitality,” according to a cathedral media advisory. “It demonstrates an appreciation of one another’s prayer traditions and is a powerful symbolic gesture...