Archives for September 2014

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 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. […]

Ellen Wondra elected to World Council of Churches commission

Bexley Seabury research professor of theology and ethics to serve until 2022

[Bexley-Seabury press release] The Rev. Dr. Ellen K. Wondra, research professor of theology and ethics at the Bexley Seabury Theological Seminary Federation, has been elected to the World Council of Churches Commission on Faith and Order for a term that will last until 2022. The Standing Commission on Faith and Order, described by the World […]

Sarah Eagle Heart named among ‘Native American 40 Under 40’

[Episcopal News Service] Sarah Eagle Heart, missioner for indigenous ministries for the Episcopal Church since 2009, has been named one of 40 emerging American Indian leaders by The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED). The award recognizes 40 emerging American Indian leaders from across Indian Country who have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication […]

Virginia: Mary Thorpe to be director of transition ministry

[Diocese of Virginia] The Very Rev. Mary Thorpe will assume the position of director of transition ministry of the Diocese of Virginia on October 1, succeeding Lindsay Ryland. Ed Keithly, who currently serves as vocation officer, will work in partnership with Mary as deputy director of transition ministry.

Hilary Freeman retires after 29 years of parish ministry

Mrs. Hilary Freeman of Fairbanks, Alaska, with family roots back to the Klondike Gold Rush, retired in September 2014 from 29 years of Ministry as Parish Administrator & Office Manager of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church of Fairbanks. She and her husband Gene plan to remain in Fairbanks; and she hopes to now have time to […]

Palmer Trinity hires new associate head of school, real estate director

[Palmer Trinity School] Palmer Trinity School in Miami, Florida, has hired Paul Zamek as its new Associate Head of School and Director of Real Estate. He will report directly to the Head of School, Patrick H.F. Roberts, and will work closely with both the School’s Business and Development offices. “We are pleased to be welcoming […]

Valle Crucis names Margaret Lumpkin executive director

[Valle Crucis Conference Center] The Rt. Rev. G. Porter Taylor along with The Board of Directors of the Valle Crucis Conference Center, in Banner Elk, North Carolina, are pleased to announce the selection of the next Executive Director as Margaret Lumpkin Love. Margaret will succeed Tom Eshelman who has been the Executive Director for the past […]

Leon Spencer is serving at St. Augustine in Botswana

The Rev. Dr. Leon Spencer, who previously served as an Episcopal mission appointee in theological education to the Anglican Church of Kenya, is teaching at the St. Augustine Theological School of the Diocese of Botswana as part of the companion link between Botswana and the Diocese of North Carolina. He writes regularly reflections of his […]

Palmer Trinity School welcomes Patrick H. F. Roberts as new head

[Palmer Trinity School press release] “After an extensive nationwide search, Palmer Trinity has found the right person to lead the school and continue our mission of academic excellence and social responsibility. Patrick’s exceptional record of success in institutional advancement is a strong asset that complements the traditions of our school and meets the needs of […]