Archives for 2014

Southwest Florida taps the Rev. Palarine to lead DaySpring programs

[Diocese of Southwest Florida press release] The Rev. John Palarine, a 40-year leader in youth and family ministries in The Episcopal Church, will join the Diocese of Southwest Florida as program director for diocesan youth programs and the DaySpring Episcopal Camp and Conference Center. The full-time position comes at a time when DaySpring is expanding […]

Saint Mark’s Cathedral calls Michael Kleinschmidt as canon musician

[Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral press release] Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle announces the calling of Michael Kleinschmidt to serve as canon musician. He will begin his ministry here on March 1, 2015. Since 2010 he has served as canon for cathedral music at Trinity Cathedral in Portland, Oregon, having previously served at Trinity Church, Copley […]

Froehlich named acting missioner for transition ministry

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy F. Sauls, chief operating officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that the Rev. Canon Meghan Froehlich has been named acting missioner for transition ministry following a churchwide search. “Meghan was selected for this important position because she brings the strong technical and interpersonal skills […]

Alison O’Reilly Poage named interim director of the Booher Library

[Seminary of the Southwest press release] Academic Dean Scott Bader-Saye has announced the appointment of Alison O’Reilly Poage to serve as interim director of the Booher Library at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. Poage’s presence “will strengthen our current library staff, provide fresh eyes in a time of transition, and allow the search […]

Jon Stratton to serve Trinity, St. Louis

The Vestry of Trinity Episcopal Church (St. Louis/Diocese of Missouri) is very happy to announce that The Rev. Jon Stratton has accepted the call to be the next Rector at Trinity. The Rev. Stratton will be starting at Trinity in January 2015. He is currently the Executive Director of The Episcopal Service Corps STL (The […]

Prior Anders Litzell to oversee new community at Lambeth Palace

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has appointed the Rev. Anders Litzell as prior of the Community of St. Anselm, a radical new Christian community at Lambeth Palace. Litzell, 34, is an Anglican priest from Sweden, who has experience of the Pentecostal and Lutheran traditions as well as three provinces of the […]

Kisare named legislative representative for international affairs

Episcopal, Lutheran churches served through shared position

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy F. Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that Patricia O. Kisare has been named Legislative Representative for International Affairs for both The Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). “We welcome Patricia to this position and also rejoice […]

Texas Bishop C. Andrew Doyle to lead Compass Rose Society

[Compass Rose Society press release] The board of directors of the Compass Rose Society, an international charitable organization that provides financial support to the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Consultative Council, has elected the Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle, the ninth bishop of Texas, as president of the Society succeeding the Rev. Canon John […]

Episcopal Church Foundation board elects 3 new directors

[Episcopal Church Foundation press release] The Episcopal Church Foundation’s (ECF) board of directors unanimously voted to elect three new members: Angela M. Daniel, Columbia, South Carolina; Susan M. Love, Pacific Palisades, California; and Margaret P. McLarty, Jackson, Mississippi. “We’re delighted to welcome these new members to the ECF Board,” remarked Donald V. Romanik, ECF president.  […]

Canon Richard Morrison elected as board chair at CDSP

Arizona priest-lawyer-educator succeeds Carol Anne Brown

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific press release] The Board of Trustees of the Church Divinity School of the Pacific elected the Rev. Canon Richard N. Morrison, canon for ecumenical and community relations in the Diocese of Arizona, as its new chair at a meeting last month. Morrison, a lawyer whose practice focuses on water […]