Archives for September 2014

CDSP, Bloy House form new partnership

Bloy House students can earn accredited MDiv from CDSP

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Bloy House press release] Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) and Bloy House, the Episcopal Theological School at Claremont, announced today that they have established a new partnership. Beginning in 2015, Bloy House students will be able to earn a master of divinity degree at CDSP while completing […]

Education remains priority amid General Seminary faculty departures

[Episcopal News Service] The board of trustees’ executive committee for General Theological Seminary in New York has “voted with great regret to accept the resignations” of eight full-time professors who say “the working environment that the Dean and President has created has become unsustainable.” The board said its decision came “after much prayer and deliberation […]

A Statement from the General Seminary Board of Trustees

[General Theological Seminary press release] Yesterday, after much prayer and deliberation and after consulting our legal council, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of The General Theological Seminary voted with great regret to accept the resignations of eight members of the Seminary faculty. The Board came to this decision with heavy hearts, but […]

Advancing to General Convention 2015: volunteers needed

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release]  A range of volunteer opportunities are available at The Episcopal Church 78th  General Convention, June 25 – July 3 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT (Episcopal Diocese of Utah). The Episcopal Church’s General Convention is held every three years, and is the […]

Laurel Johnston joins CDSP as director of alumni affairs

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific press release] The Rev. Dr. W. Mark Richardson, dean and president of Church Divinity School of the Pacific, announced today that the Rev. Laurel Johnston (MDiv ‘06) will join Church Divinity School of the Pacific on October 1, as director of alumni affairs and major gifts officer. “Welcoming Laurel […]

Virginia Seminary broadens Yoder Scholarship guidelines

[Virginia Theological Seminary press release] Each year, under a Scholarship instituted by Judge Ronnie Yoder, a distinguished and faithful supporter of Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS), students have been invited to submit essays, theses, poems, music, or other creative work that explore “the recognition of a God of Love in Christianity and all religions, as an […]

Virginia Seminary announces 3 honorary fellows

[Virginia Theological Seminary press release] Virginia Theological Seminary’s Center for Anglican Communion Studies announces the appointment of three Honorary Fellows. Rev. Eleanor Sanderson Ph.D. is appointed as CACS Fellow in Public Theology, Rev. William L. Sachs, Ph.D. is appointed as CACS Fellow in World Anglicanism and Ms. Zeyneb Sayilgan is appointed as CACS Fellow in Peace and Reconciliation. […]

Mississippi diocese ordains Brian Seage as bishop coadjutor

[Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi] The Very Rev. Brian Richard Seage was ordained and consecrated bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi on Sept. 27 at a service at the Jackson Convention Complex. Seage was elected on May 3 at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Jackson, and received the required consents from a majority of bishops […]

Presiding Bishop preaches in Holly Springs, Mississippi

Christ Church 175th anniversary 28 September 2014 Holly Springs, MS The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church Today, Jacob would probably be sent to a sleep lab, to see if apnea is causing his frequent midnight disturbances. One night he wrestles with an angel and wakes up with a […]

Rapidísimas

Nicolás Maduro, presidente de Venezuela es hipersensible a cualquier crítica que se le haga. La víctima más reciente ha sido la popular actriz cubano-venezolana María Conchita Alonso que ha sido despojada de su ciudadanía venezolana después de vivir en la tierra de Bolívar durante muchos años. Su “pecado” defender a las víctimas de la represión […]