Archives for March 2016

Lexington Bishop Douglas Hahn suspended for one year

[Episcopal Diocese of Lexington] Douglas Hahn has been suspended for one year from his duties as bishop of the Diocese of Lexington and from ordained ministry, effective March 9. Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry, working through the canonical disciplinary and pastoral processes of the church, took this action after learning that Hahn had a sexual […]

Episcopal Relief & Development partners with Louisiana dioceses on storm response

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the response efforts of the Episcopal dioceses of Louisiana and Western Louisiana following storms that knocked out power and caused widespread flooding across the state. Both dioceses are working through local churches and community ministries to care for vulnerable people and assist with […]

Daniel Gutierrez elected to be next bishop of Diocese of Pennsylvania

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Canon Daniel G. P. Gutierrez, canon to the ordinary in the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande, was elected March 12 to be the next bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania. Gutierrez was elected on the fourth ballot, receiving 100 votes in the lay order and 133 in the […]

Southwest Florida seeks larger church role for Episcopal Center

Multi-million expansion starts new status for DaySpring

[Diocese of Southwest Florida] The Diocese of Southwest Florida is expanding its DaySpring Episcopal Center, with new programs, a new 10-year master plan and a $3.6 million program center and pool complex. The investment in the 97-acre camp is the largest ever for the retreat and conference center located along the Manatee River south of […]