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 […]

Olympia: Chaplains on the Harbor stands with homeless over evictions

[Episcopal Diocese of Olympia] Chaplains on the Harbor, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, has for the past year and a half ministered on the streets of Aberdeen, Washington. The Rev. Sarah Monroe launched the ministry with a backpack of sandwiches, walking the streets, visiting homeless camps, and building relationships. Over the past week, the […]

South Carolina: Second priest returns through path for reconciliation

[Episcopal Church in South Carolina press release] Episcopal Church in South Carolina Bishop Charles G. vonRosenberg has welcomed another returning priest back into good standing in The Episcopal Church through a new process that provides a path for reconciliation for clergy who left following the 2012 split in eastern South Carolina. In a brief liturgy […]

Dominican Republic announces 3 nominees for bishop coadjutor

By ENS staff

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic has announced a slate of three candidates to stand for election as the diocese’s bishop coadjutor. They are: The Rev. Ramon Antonio Garcia De Los Santos, 50, vicar of Misiones San Lucas and La Anunciacion in Santiago, a school principal and […]

NAES exceeds target to unlock 50th anniversary campaign challenge

[NAES press release] The National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES) has announced that member schools and friends have made gifts and pledges to its 50th Anniversary Gathering Fund campaign exceeding $950,000. As announced at the NAES Biennial Conference in November 2014, reaching this target now unlocks a special challenge gift of over $72,000 pledged by a group of […]

Central Pennsylvania diocese elects Audrey Cady Scanlan as bishop

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Canon Audrey Cady Scanlan was elected on March 14 as 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church. Scanlan, 56, canon for mission collaboration and congregational life in the Diocese of […]

Canon David Porter shares lessons learned about reconciliation

[Episcopal News Service] “Reconciliation is always a quest, always a journey,” observed Canon David. W. Porter, director of reconciliation for the Archbishop of Canterbury, as he addressed Episcopalians gathered for the annual assembly of the Episcopal Urban Caucus in late February. The Episcopal Church in Connecticut hosted the two-day conference in Meriden. The Episcopal Urban […]

Episcopal Urban Caucus witnesses against gun violence in America

[Episcopal News Service] Members of the Episcopal Urban Caucus gathered in Meriden, Connecticut, for their annual assembly to consider how people of faith can challenge violence in America. The Feb. 25-28 event, with a particular focus on gun violence, featured an informal conversation with Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. Other activities included visits to two locations […]

West Texas: Installation service held for Bishop David Reed

[Episcopal Diocese of West Texas] The Rt. Rev. David M. Reed was installed as bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas during a Eucharist service held Feb. 28 at the 111th annual Diocesan Council. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori presided over the service and the installation. There is no specific liturgy in the […]