Archives for July 2017

Historical Society announces its 2017 grant awards

The Historical Society of the Episcopal Church is pleased to announce its 2017 grant awards. Applications received were reviewed by a committee, with recipients determined by the Board of Directors at their meeting in June in Sewanee, Tennessee. Over $12,000 in grants were awarded. The Rev. Robert Tobin, chair of the Grants Committee, announced recipients […]

Daniel Handschy awarded Historical Society of the Episcopal Church prize

[Historical Society of the Episcopal Church] The Historical Society of the Episcopal Church is pleased to announce its recipient of the 2017 Nelson R. Burr Prize, the Rev. Daniel Handschy. Handschy is rector of Church of the Advent, an Episcopal church in Crestwood, Missouri. He earned a B.A. in Physics from the University of Colorado, […]

Longtime Anglican Communion executive officer retires

[Anglican Communion News Service] Tributes have been flowing in to the Anglican Communion Office in London for Christine Codner, who has retired as executive officer after more than three decades. Christine joined in 1983 and certainly didn’t think it was going to end up being a job for life: ”I still remember at my job interview […]

Long Island names Pat Mitchell canon for pastoral care

[Episcopal Diocese of Long Island] Bishop Larry Provenzano announced July 24 the appointment of the Rev. Patricia S. Mitchell as canon for pastoral care of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. Mitchell will support and provide resources to clergy and lay leadership, support and supervise vocational deacons on behalf of the diocesan bishop, and provide direct […]

New bishop of Llandaff Diocese enthroned in Wales

[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 500 people packed into Llandaff Cathedral in Wales at the weekend to welcome their new bishop at her enthronement service. Bishop June Osborne, the 72nd bishop of Llandaff, spoke of her passion for pastoral ministry within a local context, as she delivered the sermon in one of her first duties […]

Cambridge Dean to lead USPG

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev. Duncan Dormor, dean of St John’s College, Cambridge, has been appointed as the next CEO (General Secretary) of USPG (United Society Partners in the Gospel). He succeeds Janette O’Neill, who retires after six years in post, taking the helm of a mission agency that has played a transforming role in […]

Vail, Colorado, congregation hires Rebecca Cotton as youth minister

[Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration] The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration announced this morning that Rebecca Cotton joined its staff as youth minister. Cotton will craft, lead and oversee a total ministry program for the Church’s youth in middle and high school, as well as serving students beyond its own congregation. “We are blessed to have […]

St. Mary’s Sewanee hires Andy Anderson as executive director

[St. Mary’s Sewanee] St. Mary’s Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. E. Lucius “Andy” Anderson III as its fourth executive director effective in early September.  Anderson joins St. Mary’s Sewanee to continue building upon St. Mary’s Sewanee’s vision, expanding reach and facilities development that have […]

Kanuga names new director of formation programs and resident chaplain

This summer, Kanuga appointed the Rev. Richmond Jones as director of formation programs and resident chaplain. Richmond officially began his position in July and oversees the development of Kanuga’s youth and adult programming. In addition, he is actively serving as chaplain to Kanuga’s staff and guests. “Richmond brings not only extensive experience but—just as importantly—deep […]

Richard Serota to retire as Episcopal Church director of information technology

Applications open for next director

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Chief Operating Officer Geoffrey Smith has announced the retirement of Richard Serota as director of information technology at the Episcopal Church Center. Serota joined the staff in 1990 and was named director of information technology in 1995.“My years with the DFMS have been by far […]