Archives for May 2014

One pastor, two faith traditions

Ecumenical solution for Epiphany Church in Wilbraham

[Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts] Beginning this Sunday, June 1, the Rev. Nathaniel Anderson, of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Wilbraham, will preside at neighboring Epiphany Episcopal as well. As the cost of a full-time rector became prohibitive, the community at Epiphany decided to make a change – a big, bold change which […]

Dallas Bishop James Stanton: A legacy of strength and inspiration

[Episcopal Diocese of Dallas] Leadership, intellect and strategy — that’s the hallmark of much-loved Bishop James Monte Stanton who is retiring from the Diocese of Dallas after 21 years. Despite facing doctrinal disagreement and changing demographics, his robust legacy leaves behind a healthy, vibrant diocese for the next generation of leaders. “It’s important to have […]

The Rev. Fredrick Robinson honored

[Church of the Redeemer press release] The Very Rev. Fredrick A. Robinson, Rector of the Church of the Redeemer in Sarasota, Florida, was honored and thanked for 20 years of outstanding service and leadership to the parish and the local community during an outdoor block party at the church on Friday, May 16.  Hundreds of […]

New York diocese ordains Allen K. Shin as bishop suffragan

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] The Rev. Allen K. Shin was ordained and consecrated as bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of New York on May 19 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The chief consecrator was Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. Co-consecrating bishops included the 16th Bishop of New York, Andrew M. […]

Seminary of the Southwest graduates 33, honors three

[Seminary of the Southwest press release] Seminary of the Southwest held its sixty-third commencement on May 13th at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Austin. Justo González, Cuban American historian, theologian and author preached at the Holy Eucharist. The seminary awarded honorary doctorates to González, to the Rev. Alejandro Montes, the founding rector of Iglesia Episcopal San Mateo […]

The Rev. KyungJa (KJ) Oh will become Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation’s director of field education and formation

[Bexley Seabury Federation press release] Bexley Seabury Federation President Roger Ferlo announced May 12 that the Rev. KyungJa (KJ) Oh, a Seabury MDiv alumna (’00) and current DMin student, will become the Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation’s director of field education and formation. Oh is currently rector of The Episcopal Church of the Advent in Walnut […]

CPG names Roger A. Sayler chief investment officer

[The Church Pension Group ] The Church Pension Group (CPG) announced today that Roger A. Sayler has joined CPG to succeed William L. Cobb, Jr., as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer on June 19, 2014. Mr. Cobb, who has so admirably served the Church and CPG with a depth of expertise, dedication and […]

Charleston David Wilson joins the Church of the Redeemer

[Church of the Redeemer — Sarasota, Florida] The Rev. Charleston David Wilson has joined the Church of the Redeemer, as a new Priest Associate with the parish. Fr. Wilson will be assisting Redeemer’s Rector, The Very Rev. Fredrick A. Robinson, in the areas of Evangelism and Outreach.“Fr. Fred is a nationally — and internationally — recognized […]