April 14, 2016
[Diocese of Massachusetts] The Ven. William Clay Parnell, currently the archdeacon for mission in the Diocese of New York, has been named canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Massachusetts. A June 1 start date is anticipated.
As canon to the ordinary, Parnell will have both external and internal responsibilities, ranging from cultivating healthy relationships throughout the diocese to administrative oversight. He will work closely with the diocesan...
March 14, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church is meeting in retreat March 11 – 15 at Camp Allen Conference Center in Navasota, Texas. The following is an account of the activities for Saturday, March 12.
The emcee for the day was Bishop John Smylie of Wyoming.
The first activity of the second day of...
February 16, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Sixteen grants, totaling $221,300 for the Roanridge Trust Award Grants, have been announced for 2016.
The Roanridge Trust Award grants are awarded annually for new and creative models for leadership development in small communities across The Episcopal Church. The Roanridge Trust was established by the Cochel family, who donated...