Archives for April 2016

General Seminary appoints VP and dean of academic affairs

[The General Theological Seminary press release] The General Theological Seminary announces the appointment of Michael W. DeLashmutt, Ph.D., to the position of vice president and dean of academic affairs. The position incorporates the traditional duties of academic dean with an expanded emphasis on strengthening the current M.Div, M.A., S.T.M., and certificate programs, while developing and coordinating new lay-oriented, non-residential, […]

General Seminary to award three honorary degrees at its 2016 commencement ceremonies

[The General Theological Seminary press release] The General Theological Seminary has announced the next recipients of its Doctor of Divinity degree, honoris causa, to be conferred at the 194th Commencement ceremonies on May 11, 2016. Three distinguished leaders will receive the honorary degree: the Rt. Rev. Santosh K. Marray, A. Gary Shilling, and the Rev. Becca Stevens. “We […]

CDSP names Jefferts Schori St. Margaret’s visiting professor of women in ministry

Former Presiding Bishop will lead fall class on science, technology, culture and religion

Former Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has been named the third St. Margaret’s Visiting Professor of Women in Ministry at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, the Very Rev. W. Mark Richardson, the seminary’s dean and president announced today. Jefferts Schori, who has a doctorate in oceanography, will teach a course in the fall semester […]

Nathan LeRud installed as third dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

[Trinity Episcopal Cathedral press release] The Very Rev’d Nathan LeRud was installed as the third dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon, during a special service of Choral Evensong on Sunday, April 17. The Rt. Rev’d Michael Hanley, Bishop of Oregon, performed the installation and Rabbi Michael Cahana of Congregation Beth Israel in Portland delivered […]

Kenneth Milller joins Sewanee’s School of Theology faculty

[The School of Theology, Sewanee] Sewanee: The University of the South’s School of Theology is pleased to announce that Mr. Kenneth Miller has agreed to join the faculty of the School as instructor in Church music, beginning July 1, 2016. Miller was chosen from a large and distinguished group of candidates for the position. Asked to comment […]

Oklahoma bishop honored for his commitment to human rights

[Diocese of Oklahoma] For nearly 40 years, Iron Gate has served the homeless and working poor in Tulsa, Oklahoma through their Daily Soup Kitchen, Grocery Pantry, and Kids’ Pantry programs. Their mission is simple, “to feed the hungry and homeless of Tulsa—every day.” Iron Gate refers to those who partake in these ministries as “guests.” Iron […]

Bill Parnell named canon to the ordinary in Diocese of Massachusetts

[Diocese of Massachusetts] The Ven. William Clay Parnell, currently the archdeacon for mission in the Diocese of New York, has been named canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Massachusetts.  A June 1 start date is anticipated. As canon to the ordinary, Parnell will have both external and internal responsibilities, ranging from cultivating healthy relationships […]

Seminary of the Southwest: Honorary degree recipients will include Presiding Bishop

[Seminary of the Southwest] Seminary of the Southwest will hold its sixty-fifth commencement on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 8134 Mesa Drive in Austin. The preacher at the Holy Eucharist will be the Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, bishop of the Diocese of Chicago. Southwest celebrates men and women […]

Trinity Episcopal Church calls Julia Whitworth as new rector

The Reverend Canon Julia Whitworth has accepted the call as the 12th rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Indianapolis. She serves as Canon for Liturgy and the Arts at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City. Her anticipated first Sunday at Trinity isJuly 10, 2016 “I am honored to be elected Trinity’s new […]

Danielle Tumminio named as pastoral theology professor of SSW

[Seminary of the Southwest press release] Academic Dean Scott Bader-Saye has announced the hire of Seminary of the Southwest’s new Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, the Rev. Danielle Tumminio, PhD. Danielle is currently serving as chaplain and religious studies instructor at Groton School in Massachusetts. She has served as a priest in parish and chaplaincy […]