Archives for June 2017

Katharine Jefferts Schori to be assisting bishop in San Diego

[Episcopal Diocese of San Diego] We are excited to announce the selection of former Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori as our assisting bishop. Jefferts Schori will begin her tenure with us on Aug. 13. She will serve three-quarters time performing episcopal functions such as visitations, confirmations, ordinations and receptions. She will share with the standing committee […]

New canons installed in Jerusalem during Anglican pilgrimage to Holy Land

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop in Jerusalem and the Middle East Suheil Dawani has installed four new canons at St George’s Cathedral in Jerusalem during an international Anglican pilgrimage. Secretary General of the Anglican Communion Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon and Archbishop of Hong Kong Paul Kwong, who is chairman of the Anglican Consultative Council, became Episcopal canons. […]

Former Archbishop of Canterbury resigns from church role after historical abuse review

[Anglican Communion News Service] Lord Carey, who was the Archbishop of Canterbury for 11 years until 2002, has stepped down from his last formal role in the Church of England after being criticized in an independent review of the church’s handling of sex abuse. The review, into disgraced former Bishop Peter Ball, who was jailed two […]

Dean Elliott Wolfe inducted rector of St. Bart’s in Manhattan

[St. Bartholomew’s Church] In a joyous Celebration of New Ministry, St. Bartholomew’s Church marked the beginning of a new chapter on June 6, with the institution of the Rt. Rev. Dean Elliott Wolfe as the 13th rector of the storied New York church. Following a stirring sermon on Christian Witness by Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry, […]

Spanish-language ministry coordinator appointed in Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina

[Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina] Bishop Robert Skirving is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Frederick Clarkson as Spanish-language ministry coordinator in the Diocese of East Carolina. The Rev. Clarkson will begin in the position July 15. Clarkson will be coming back to North Carolina after having spent 4 1/2 years with the […]

Anglican Communion announces appointment of new representative to UN

[Anglican Communion News Service] The social and public affairs adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has been appointed as the new Anglican Communion representative to the United Nations in Geneva. Jack Palmer-White has worked at Lambeth Palace since 2012, initially as parliamentary assistant and then as a policy adviser focusing on marriage and family life, before […]

Trinity School for Ministry appoints David Ney as assistant professor of church history

[Trinity School for Ministry] Trinity School for Ministry is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. David Ney as its new assistant professor of church history. The Board of Trustees of Trinity School for Ministry ratified the call to the Rev. David Ney after a unanimous vote of the faculty in May. Ney’s area of […]

Archbishop of Canterbury recognizes outstanding service to the church

[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 35 people from around the world have been recognized with awards for outstanding service to the church in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby presented the awards saying he wanted the lives and actions of those receiving these awards, which exemplified the Church’s beliefs and values, to […]

Tray Light joins St. John’s, Roanoke, Virginia

Tray Light has joined the staff of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Roanoke, Virginia, as minister to youth. A graduate of Virginia Episcopal School, Light finished a Bachelor of Arts in history at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. Prior to his work at St. John’s, he worked for Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop […]

Membership of the Anglican Communion Safe Church Commission announced

[Anglican Communion News Service] The membership of the newly established Safe Church Commission has been announced. The Commission has been established to promote the safety of people within the churches of the Anglican Communion. The establishment of a Commission to promote the safety of people within the churches of the Anglican Communion was requested by the […]