Archives for January 2014

Texas diocese sells Galveston student building

College ministry to looks towards bright future

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Galveston, Texas, Episcopal leaders gathered at the former site of the William Temple Episcopal Center (WTEC) on January 25, for the Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance. In February, the Diocese of Texas will officially close on the sale of the property located at 417 Market St. and the community labyrinth will […]

Standing in the need of prayer for missing reporter David Bird

Neighbors turn to ‘community hospitality’ parish when friend vanishes

[Episcopal News Service] Residents of Millington, New Jersey, have turned to the local All Saints Episcopal Church as a prayerful gathering place as they await word on the fate of a missing Wall Street Journal reporter who lives with his family near the church. Local residents seeking out the comfort of All Saints is an […]

Mukasa named Africa relations officer

Serving both the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In a creative step to maximize resources of mission, The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada will cooperate in their efforts to foster missional relationships in Africa. The Rev. Canon Dr. Isaac Kawuki Mukasa of the Diocese of Toronto, who works as the Global Relations Officer […]

NW Pennsylvania bishop nominated to serve Bethlehem

Three-year provisional term in conjunction with current position

[Diocese of Bethlehem press release] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem, a group of elected clergy and lay leaders, announced today that the Rt. Rev. Sean Rowe, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania, is the nominee for provisional bishop of Bethlehem. The convention at which the diocese’s clergy and lay […]

Massachusetts announces nominees for bishop election

[Diocese of Massachusetts press release] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts announced Jan. 15 its slate of nominees for election as bishop.  They are: The Rev. Holly Antolini, 61, rector, St. James’s Church, Cambridge, Mass.; The Rev. Ronald Culmer, 49, rector, St. Clare’s Church, Pleasanton, Calif.; The Rev. Alan Gates, 55, rector, […]

Requiem set for retired North Carolina Bishop Robert C. Johnson

[Episcopal News Service] A requiem Eucharist will be celebrated Jan. 11 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Durham, North Carolina, for retired North Carolina Bishop Robert C. Johnson. Johnson, 75, who was the 10th bishop of the diocese died early on Jan. 3. He served the diocese as bishop from 1994 to 2000. He came to the episcopate […]

RIP: Requiem set for retired Pennsylvania Bishop Suffragan Franklin Turner

[Episcopal News Service] A requiem Eucharist for retired Diocese of Pennsylvania Bishop Suffragan Franklin Delton Turner is set for Jan. 11 at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral. Turner, 80, died on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia. Turner, a former staff officer for black ministries at the Episcopal Church Center in New York from […]

RIP: Service set for retired Diocese of Utah Bishop E. Otis Charles

[Episcopal News Service] The burial office for retired Diocese of Utah Bishop E. Otis Charles will held Jan. 11 at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Charles, 87, died Dec. 26 at Coming Home Hospice in San Francisco. He had moved to the hospice in early December. Charles ashes will be interred […]