Archives for February 2015

Graham Kings named mission theologian in the Anglican Communion

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Church Mission Society and Durham University have become partners in creating an innovative seven-year post: Mission Theologian in the Anglican Communion. The purpose is to research, stimulate, connect and publish works of theology in the Anglican Communion, with particular focus on insights from Africa, Asia and […]

Naughton awarded House of Deputies medal

[Canticle Communications] On January 31, House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings awarded the House of Deputies medal to Jim Naughton, founder and long-time editor of Episcopal Café, a blog of news, meditations, commentary and art. Jennings made the presentation at the Diocese of Washington’s annual convention in Glenn Dale, Maryland. Naughton, who […]

Central Pennsylvania ordains Robert Hughes Schoeck

[Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] The Rev. Robert Hughes Schoeck was ordained a priest on Saturday Jan. 31, 2015, at St. James Episcopal Church, Lancaster. Pictured here (l to r) are the Rev. Lauren Schoeck, wife of Rob, newly ordained the Rev. Rob Schoeck, the Rt. Rev. Robert Gepert and the Rev. David Peck, rector of St. […]

Center for Religion and Environment names new assistant director

[Sewanee: The University of the South press release] The Center for Religion and Environment (CRE) has named School of Theology faculty member Dr. Andrew R. H. Thompson as its new assistant director. An environmental ethicist, Thompson was added to the faculty in 2014 as a post-doctoral fellow to expand the School’s commitment to this critical […]