Archives for October 2014

Victoria Pretti called as rector of St. Mary’s, Stone Harbor, New Jersey

Bishop William H. Stokes of New Jersey will lead a “Celebration of New Ministry” on Saturday, Nov. 8, for the Rev. Victoria Pretti, as she formally assumes her duties as rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Stone Harbor. The service will begin at 11 a.m. at the church, which is located at 95th Street […]

Barnett-Cowan named Anglican Communion’s interim secretary general

[Anglican Communion Office] The Rev. Canon Alyson Barnett-Cowan will serve as interim secretary general for the Anglican Communion, according to an announcement from the Rt. Rev. James Tengatenga and Elizabeth Paver, chair and vice chair of the Standing Committee. Barnett-Cowan, who will retire at the end of January as director for Unity, Faith and Order, […]

Johnson is Episcopal Migration Ministries communications manager

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy F. Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that Wendy Johnson has been named Program Manager of Communications for the Episcopal Migration Ministries of The Episcopal Church. Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) is the program of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS) […]

The Rev. Steven Peay named dean and president of Nashotah House

[Nashotah House Theological Seminary press release] The Nashotah House Theological Seminary Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Steven Peay as the 20th Dean and President of Nashotah House. The Dean and President Search Committee reported to the Board of Trustees a unanimous recommendation for Father Peay’s election as Dean […]

The Rev. Jon M. White named next editor of Episcopal Café

[Canticle Communications] The Rev. Jon M. White, rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, in Beckley, West Virginia, will become the new editor of Episcopal Café on Nov. 25, the Café’s founding editor Jim Naughton announced today. “I am excited that Jon has volunteered to lead the Café into a new phase in its life,” Naughton […]

Gibaut named as Anglican Communion director of unity, faith and order

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev. Canon John Gibaut has been appointed to succeed the Rev. Canon Alyson Barnett-Cowan in March 2015 as director for Unity, Faith and Order of the Anglican Communion. Gibaut is currently the Director of the World Council of Churches’ Commission on Faith and Order based in Geneva Switzerland. Faith and […]

Integrity elects new president

[Integrity USA press release] Integrity USA is pleased to announce the special election of Matt Haines as President of the Board of Directors. Haines will guide Integrity as it celebrates its 40th anniversary year, leading into the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah June 25-July 3, 2015. […]

William Brosend to resign Episcopal Preaching Foundation post

[University of the South School of Theology press release] The Rev. William F. Brosend II has announced his decision to step down as executive director of the Episcopal Preaching Foundation (EFP), effective June 30, 2015. Brosend, who has served as executive director since 2010, will continue as professor of homiletics at The School of Theology […]

Palmer Trinity School installs Patrick H.F. Roberts as head of school

[Palmer Trinity School press release] Palmer Trinity School (PTS) recently held an Installation Ceremony for Patrick H.F. Roberts as its new Head of School. The school is located in Palmetto Bay, Florida. The ceremony of installation is an ancient one that reveals an institution’s respect for the profound responsibility of school leadership.  Held on campus at the PTS […]

Joseph Wolyniak appointed theologian-in-residence

Church of the Ascension, Denver

Joseph Wolyniak has been appointed a Theologian-in-Residence at the Church of the Ascension in Denver, Colorado. The appointment was made by the Rev. Lucas Grubbs, parish rector. A DPhil candidate in theology at the University of Oxford and visiting scholar in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Denver, Joseph previously served as […]