Archives for August 2014

Two ordained to diaconate in Central Pennsylvania

 On Aug. 23, 2014, Bishop Robert Gepert, Bishop Provisional for the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, ordained Carenda Baker of St. John’s, Carlisle and Sarah Ginolfi of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Harrisburg to the Diaconate of Transitional Deacon. Deacon Sarah will be serving as Parish Missioner at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Indiana and Deacon Carenda is presently […]

Diane Belcher to lead music program at St. Thomas, Hanover, NH

Renowned organist and choir director Diane Meredith Belcher will lead the parish music program at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Hanover, NH. Belcher, a prize-winning organist, internationally recognized recitalist, choir director, and teacher, is graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the Eastman School of Music. Belcher has 30 years of professional experience in […]

EDS names Battle as interim dean of students and community life

[Episcopal Divinity School press release] Episcopal Divinity School has announced the appointment of The Rev. Michael Battle, Ph.D., as Interim Dean of Students and Community Life for the 2014-15 academic year. Dr. Battle will begin working at EDS on Monday, August 25th, and will reside on the EDS campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Dr. Battle is […]

General Seminary fills 2 positions as part of program integration

Danielle Thompson, Stephanie Spellers take on expanded roles

[General Theological Seminary press release] Leading up to this Fall semester, the Rev. Danielle Thompson, Chaplain for Pastoral Care, and the Rev. Stephanie Spellers, Adjunct Professor, have taken on expanded roles at The General Theological Seminary. Each position includes key roles in implementing the Seminary’s new initiative, The Way of Wisdom. The Rev. Danielle Thompson has accepted the position of […]

Paul-Gordon Chandler named president/CEO of CARAVAN

[CARAVAN press release] Rev. Canon Paul-Gordon Chandler, a mission partner with The Episcopal Church and the former Rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Cairo, Egypt from 2003-2013, has assumed the role of President/CEO of CARAVAN, an interfaith arts non-profit (501c3) that seeks to “build bridges through the Arts between the creeds and cultures of […]

St. Michael’s calls Katharine G. Flexer as new rector

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, which has occupied the same location on Manhattan’s Upper West Side since its founding in 1807, has called the Rev. Katharine G. Flexer to be its 11th Rector — the first woman to hold the position. Flexer is a native of the Seattle area and a former associate rector at St. Michael’s. […]

Three Episcopal Campus Ministry awards presented

 [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Three Episcopal Church 2014 Campus Ministry awards have been presented for outstanding service and dedication. The awards were presented by the Rev. Michael Angell, Episcopal Church Missioner for Young Adult and Campus Ministries during the recent Kindling conference. The awards and recipients are: Distinguished Leadership: The Rev. Jonathan […]

CPG names Anne Mallonee chief ecclesiastical officer

[The Church Pension Group press release] The Church Pension Group (CPG) announced today that the Rev. Canon Anne Mallonee will join CPG as Executive Vice President and Chief Ecclesiastical Officer on September 29, 2014. “The role of Chief Ecclesiastical Officer is relatively new at CPG,” said Mary Kate Wold, CPG CEO and President. “It was […]