Archives for December 2015

Tara Elgin Holley named Director of Development

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry announced that Tara Elgin Holley has been named Director of Development for The Episcopal Church. As director, Holley will lead the Development Office on all projects, including cultivating major prospects including the rebuilding of churches and institutions of the Episcopal Diocese […]

The Rev. Stephanie Spellers named Canon to the Presiding Bishop for evangelism and reconciliation

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry announced that the Rev. Stephanie Spellers has been named Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism and Reconciliation. Spellers will be responsible for supporting the ministry of the presiding bishop and primate as it pertains to evangelism and reconciliation […]

Oklahoma bishop receives award for outstanding human rights achievement

[Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma] The Rt. Rev. Edward J. Konieczny, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, was recently recognized by the Oklahoma Universal Human Rights Alliance for his outstanding human rights achievement. The mission of the Oklahoma Universal Rights Alliance is to be, “…a guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities […]

Esslie W. Hughes appointed New York chief of finance and operations

[Episcopal Diocese of New York press release] Bishop Andrew Dietsche Dec. 11 announced the appointment of Esslie W. Hughes to be chief of finance and operations of the Diocese of New York, effective Jan. 13. Hughes, who since 2013 has served as chief Administrative officer of St. Bartholomew’s Church in Manhattan, will replace interim Chief […]