Archives for September 2016

Carl Wright elected bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] The Rev. Carl Wright was elected Sept. 20 to be the Episcopal Church’s bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries. The House of Bishops elected Wright on the second ballot with 59 votes. One hundred and fifteen bishops voted and 58 votes were need for an election. Wright […]

Margaret Bullitt-Jonas receives 2016 ‘Steward of God’s Creation Award’

[Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts] Faith leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., Sept. 12 for the Annual Prayer Breakfast hosted by the National Religious Coalition on Creation Care (NRCCC) at which the Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas was presented with the “Steward of God’s Creation Award.” The award is given annually to a faith leader whose ministry is moving the needle toward climate […]

CPG appoints William F. Murray senior vice president and general manager of The Church Insurance Companies

[Church Pension Group press release] The Church Pension Group (CPG), a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church and its people, today announced the appointment of William “Bill” F. Murray as senior vice president and general manager of The Church Insurance Companies (CIC). In this role, he will be responsible for the management and oversight of CIC, which […]

Lutheran pastor William C. Nelsen named interim president of Episcopal Divinity School

[Canticle Communications press release] The Rev. William C. Nelsen, an experienced college administrator, nonprofit executive and Lutheran pastor, will serve as interim president of Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) during the 2016-2017 academic year, the Rev. Gary Hall, chair of the seminary’s board of trustees, has announced. “I am delighted that Bill Nelsen has agreed to serve […]

Kanuga Conferences appoints Michael R. Sullivan as its 10th president

[Kanuga Conferences] Kanuga Conferences is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Michael Radford Sullivan as president effective early November of  2016. Most recently, Sullivan served as rector of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Parish in Atlanta, Georgia, where he has been since 2009. Sullivan brought stability to finances of the 2,500 member parish and has extensive […]