Archives for March 2015

Northern Indiana: Bishop Ed Little will resign in 2016

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Northern Indiana Bishop Edward S. Little II recently announced the he will resign at the end of June 2016. Little, 68, was ordained and consecrated in March 2000 as the diocese’s seventh bishop. He included the following letter in the April edition of the “Around the Diocese” newsletter. Dear brothers […]

Central New York: Bishop Adams will resign in 2016

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Central New York Bishop Gladstone B. “Skip” Adams III recently announced that he will resign in the fall of 2016. Adams, 62, was ordained and consecrated in October 2001 as the diocese’s tenth bishop. He recently sent the following letter to the people of the diocese. March 24, 2015 Dear […]

Fornaro named interim president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School

[Episcopal Divinity School press release] The Rev. Francis Fornaro has been named interim president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The announcement was made during a March 23 community Eucharist in St. John’s Memorial Chapel by EDS Trustee the Rev. Warren Radke. “I am honored to be called to serve an institution […]

Dominic Barrington named dean of St. James Cathedral, Chicago

[St. James Cathedral Chicago press release] Saint James Episcopal Cathedral in Chicago has called the Rev. Dominic Barrington, an English priest with a background in arts management and a commitment to supporting the Christian communities in Israel and Palestine, to be its dean. “In Dominic Barrington, St. James Cathedral has called a strong, loving and […]

Bishop Kemper School for Ministry adds two new staff members

[Bishop Kemper School for Ministry press release] The Bishop Kemper School for Ministry (BKSM) is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members. Deacon Karen Wichael joins BKSM as its volunteer registrar while Casey Rohleder has been hired in the newly created position of Communications and Outreach Specialist. They join the Very Rev. […]

RIP: The Rev. Keith Johnson, rector of St. Philip’s, Harlem

[St. Philips Church] The Rev. Keith Johnson, 53, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 due to complications from cancer. Born in New Orleans in 1961, Keith grew up schooled in the particular values of his parents, Minnie and Robert Johnson.These virtues, including southern warmth, kindheartedness and a gracious respect of others, would shine in his […]

Kansas: Torey Lightcap named canon to the ordinary

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas press release] Bishop Dean E. Wolfe on March 13 announced that the Rev. Torey L. Lightcap has been named canon to the ordinary for the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. His ministry will begin on May 1. Lightcap, 42, currently serves as transitions officer for the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa and as […]

Iain Stanford named Giving Tuesday Scholar at CDSP

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific press release] Iain Stanford is the new Giving Tuesday Scholar at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Dean and President W. Mark Richardson announced. Stanford, a postulant to the priesthood from the Diocese of Oregon, earned a Master of Divinity degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of […]

Shannon Kelly named Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society acting missioner for campus and young adult ministries

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy F. Sauls, chief operating officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that the Rev. Shannon Kelly has been named acting missioner for campus and young adult ministries for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society. “Shannon’s gifts have assisted many programs on all levels of The […]

Interim ACNS and Anglican World editor appointed

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion Office (ACO) has named Terri Miller as interim editor for the Anglican Communion News Service and Anglican World magazine. Her appointment follows the announced departure of the ACO’s Director for Communications Jan Butter in mid-March. Miller has worked with several church-related organisations including most recently the Geneva-based Lutheran […]