Archives for February 2016

Hewell named VP for Institutional Advancement for Seminary of the Southwest

[Seminary of the Southwest press release] Dean and President Cynthia Briggs Kittredge has announced the appointment of Betty Hewell to the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement for Seminary of the Southwest. Hewell comes to the seminary from The Seton Fund where as Senior Director of Development she served as Campaign Director for the […]

Episcopal priest to head ecumenical climate justice ministry

Margaret Bullitt-Jonas apointed to MA United Church of Christ post

[Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts press release] Effective Feb. 24., the Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas will begin serving both the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Conference United Church of Christ as missioner for creation care. What may possibly be the first joint appointment of this kind between the two churches represents the […]

Miguelina Howell becomes first Latina Episcopal cathedral dean

Installed at a changing Christ Church Cathedral in Hartford, Connecticut

[The Episcopal Church in Connecticut] The Very Rev. Miguelina Howell became the first Hispanic woman to be a cathedral dean in the Episcopal Church when she was installed Feb. 18 as the 10th dean of Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Hartford, Connecticut. Howell, an Episcopal priest born and raised in the Dominican Republic, was elected last […]

Diocese of Maryland cathedral calls new dean

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland press release] The Rev. Rob Boulter has been called to serve as the dean of the Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore, Maryland. Clair Francomano and Margo Landon, lay leaders of the cathedral chapter, the governing body of the congregation, made the announcement on Feb. 18. “We are thrilled to report that […]

Northern Indiana diocese elects Douglas E. Sparks as eighth bishop

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Douglas E. Sparks was elected Feb. 6 to serve as the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of The Episcopal Church. Sparks, 60, is currently rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Rochester, […]

Bruce Neswick named canon for cathedral music at Trinity, Portland

[Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, Oregon] Following an 11-month interim period, Dean Nathan LeRud has announced that Bruce Neswick has been chosen to serve as Trinity Cathedral’s canon for cathedral music. “Bruce has steered us masterfully through the past 11 months since his arrival as our interim canon for cathedral music, and we are lucky indeed […]

Daniel Hyde appointed music director at St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, New York

[St. Thomas Fifth Avenue] The rector, wardens, and vestry are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Daniel Hyde as the 22nd Organist and Director of Music of Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York. A Message from the Rector “The Headmaster and I are thrilled with this appointment. The Search Committee has served the Church […]