Archives for July 2016

Sarah Snyder named Archbishop of Canterbury’s advisor for reconciliation

Mark Dov Shapiro named Rabbi in Residence for Western Mass. cathedral

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop Doug Fisher of Western Massachusetts has appointed a Rabbi in Residence for the diocese’s Christ Church Cathedral in Springfield. From Sept. 1, Rabbi Mark Dov Shapiro will take adult education classes and will also “preach periodically in the Sunday liturgy.” The announcement was made July 25 by Fisher and Canon Tom Callard, […]

Bob Davidson named chair of EPF’s National Executive Council

[Episcopal Peace Fellowship press release] The Rev. Bob Davidson of Loveland, Colorado, is the new chair of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship’s 21 member National Executive Council. Davidson, an associate rector at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Estes Park, Colorado, is a hospice chaplain and social worker in the northern Colorado area.  Davidson served as the […]

Joseph G. Wolyniak named new Episcopal Chaplain at Princeton University

[Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey] Dr. Joseph G. Wolyniak has been named the Episcopal Chaplain at Princeton University. Wolyniak’s call to this position is the result of an extensive nationwide search undertaken by a committee of clergy and laity from the greater Princeton community, including current Princeton University students. Wolyniak comes to the Diocese of […]

Bill Campbell named executive director of Forma

Following a nationwide search, the Forma board has selected Bill Campbell as its first executive director. Forma is a 19-year-old association of full-time, part-time and volunteer formation leaders, lay and ordained ministers who share resources, advocate for lifelong formation and support one another in ministry. First incorporated under the name NAECED (the National Association for […]

2 Anglicans elected to World Council of Churches executive committee

[Anglican Communion News Service] Two Anglicans will serve on the executive committee of the World Council of Churches, following elections last week at a meeting of the ecumenical body’s Central Committee in Trondheim, Norway. Dr. Agnes Abuom continues in her role as moderator of the WCC’s Central Committee. Abuom, a member of the Anglican Church of […]

Anglican priest Stephen Miller recognized with seafarers’ welfare award

[Anglican Communion News Service] A regional director of the Anglican mission agency Mission to Seafarers has received the coveted Dr Dierk Lindemann Welfare Personality of the Year Award. The Rev. Canon Stephen Miller, the Anglican mission agency’s regional director in East Asia, was one of seven people to be recognized for their “exceptional services for […]