Archives for July 2016

Episcopal Church celebrates Bishop Browning’s life, bids him farewell

[Episcopal Diocese of Oregon] The Episcopal Church bid farewell to Bishop Edmond Lee Browning, the church’s 24th presiding bishop, on July 19 at Trinity Cathedral in Portland, Oregon. Browning died on July 11 at the age of 87. He lived in Hood River, Oregon. A funeral liturgy was held July 17 at St. Mark’s Episcopal […]

Bexley Seabury consolidates in Chicago’s Hyde Park/Woodlawn district

[Bexley Seabury press release] Effective July 25, Bexley Seabury, one of 10 accredited seminaries of the Episcopal Church, will consolidate under one roof at Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60637, making it the sixth (only Episcopal) seminary* in Chicago’s historic Hyde Park/Woodlawn district. The move makes it easier for students of […]

RIP: Former Mississippi Bishop Duncan M. Gray Jr. dies after brief illness

[Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi] “Mississippi has lost one of its great leaders with the death of Duncan M. Gray Jr.,” said the Rt. Rev. Brian R. Seage, bishop of Mississippi. The Rt. Rev. Duncan Montgomery Gray Jr. was the seventh bishop of Mississippi, and died at his home in Jackson the morning of July 15. Gray served […]

California Supreme Court upholds ruling in San Joaquin property case

Decision signals an end to eight years of litigation

[Episcopal News Service] The California Supreme Court on July 13 “declined to review” a decision made in April by a state appellate court putting an end to eight years of litigation and awarding 28 properties worth an estimated $50 million to the continuing Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin. “Accordingly, the original judgment in favor of the Diocese […]

Indianapolis diocese announces 4 nominees for 11th bishop

[Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis has announced a slate of four nominees to stand for 11th bishop of the diocese. They are: The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, director of networking, Episcopal Diocese of Chicago; The Rev. Dr. Grace Burton-Edwards, rector, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Columbus, Georgia; The Rev. Canon Patrick […]