Archives for June 2016

Alan Yarborough named the 2016-2017 intern for innovative Episcopal Church collaboration

Office of Government Relations and Virginia Theological Seminary Center for Anglican Communion Studies

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Alan Yarborough of the Diocese of Western North Carolina has been named the 2016-2017 intern for the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations and Virginia Theological Seminary Center for Anglican Communion Studies. The first of its kind, this new internship reflects an innovative collaboration between the Episcopal […]

Rochester calls Johnnie Ross to be canon to the ordinary

[Episcopal Diocese of Rochester press release] The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester has called the Rev. Johnnie E. Ross as canon to the ordinary. Ross, who for the past eight years has served as rector of St. Raphael Episcopal Church in Lexington, Kentucky, will officially join the Diocese of Rochester on Aug. 15. Ross worked on […]

Missouri bishop appoints deputy for gun violence prevention

[Episcopal Diocese of Missouri] “People of faith must challenge the tragedy of gun violence and I lend my voice to that challenge,” said the Rt. Rev. Wayne Smith, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, announcing the appointment of the Rev. Marc D. Smith, as deputy for gun violence prevention, less than a week after a […]

Bexley Seabury welcomes Scott Stoner as affiliate professor of practical theology

[Bexley Seabury press release] Bexley Seabury, one of 10 accredited seminaries of the Episcopal Church, today announced the Rev. Scott Stoner has joined its faculty as affiliate professor of practical theology. In addition to course development and teaching, Stoner will contribute to student formation programs and community building. Founding president and executive director of the […]

Pauline ‘Polly’ Getz elected to Executive Council

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Pauline “Polly” Getz of the Diocese of San Diego has been elected by the Episcopal Church Executive Council to serve as a lay member, filling an unexpired term. The election was held at the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church during the June meeting at the Oak […]

Wendy Huber called as rector of St. Barnabas, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

St. Barnabas, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, has called the Rev. E. Wendy Huber as their new rector effective June 19. She was formerly rector St. Bartholomew’s, Hempstead, Texas. Prior to ordination Huber enjoyed a successful career in conflict management and resolution and has written several books on the subject under her professional name Trachte-Huber.

Matthew Buccheri named Long Island canon for ministry development and parish support

[Episcopal Diocese of Long Island] The Rt. Rev. Lawrence C. Provenzano, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, announced the appointment today of Matthew Buccheri to the position of canon for ministry development and parish support. Buccheri will be principally focused on the support and encouragement of the local congregation. He will work closely […]

St. Philip’s, Tucson, calls Robert J. Hendrickson III as new rector

St. Philip’s In The Hills Episcopal Parish, Tucson, Arizona, is pleased to announce that they have called a new rector, the Rev. Robert J. Hendrickson III. This is the culmination of a transition process that began in April 2015, when the previous rector, the Rev. Canon John E. Kitagawa, announced his intention to retire on […]

Wendy Karr Johnson named as digital missioner for formation

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has named Wendy Karr Johnson as Digital Missioner for Formation, following a churchwide search. The Digital Missioner for Formation, a new position, is a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. As Missioner, Johnson will support the ministry of the […]

Stephen Buzard named music director of St. James Cathedral, Chicago

[St. James Episcopal Cathedral press release] St. James Cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago has announced the appointment of Stephen Buzard as director of music, effective Sept. 1. At St. James, Buzard will be organist/choirmaster for the cathedral choir and principal musician of the cathedral, responsible for leading, managing and coordinating the music program as […]