Archives for May 2017

Wyoming ordains its first Native American female priest

[Diocese of Wyoming] On May 26, the Rev. Roxanne Jimerson-Friday became the first Native American woman from the Wind River Indian Reservation, in the state of Wyoming, ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church. The ceremony took place at Our Father’s House Episcopal Church in Ethete, with the Rt. Rev. John S. Smylie, bishop of the […]

Episcopal Divinity School, Union Theological Seminary agree on collaboration

Kelly Brown Douglas, scholar and racial justice activist, named EDS’s new dean

[Episcopal Divinity School] Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) and Union Theological Seminary announced May 19 that they have signed an agreement that will allow EDS to continue as an Episcopal seminary through a collaboration with Union at its campus in New York City beginning in the fall of 2018. “We had three goals when we began to plan this […]

Diocese of Delaware announces bishop slate

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware has announced a slate of five nominees to stand for election as the 11th bishop of the diocese. The four nominees are: The Rt. Rev. Laura J. Ahrens, bishop suffragan, Diocese of Connecticut; The Very Rev. Michael Battle, Herbert Thompson Professorial Chair of Church […]