Archbishop of Canterbury boosts links to the Commonwealth of Nations

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has appointed a special representative to the Commonwealth – an association of 52 independent nations, most of which used to be part of the British empire. The Rev. Flora Winfield, the Anglican Communion’s former representative to the United Nations in Geneva, will take up the new […]

Bishop Nigel Stock named as chaplain to the 2020 Lambeth Conference

[Anglican Communion News Service] The former bishop at Lambeth, Nigel Stock, has joined the Lambeth 2020 Design Group as chaplain to the Lambeth Conference, the gathering of Anglican bishops which will take place in Canterbury, England in 2020. The Chaplain to the Lambeth Conference is a crucial role, organizing worship representative of the diversity of the […]

Robin Dodge named as Rio Grande’s Canon for Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue

Bishop Michael L. Vono, D.D., announces the appointment of Fr. Robin Dodge as Canon for Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue for the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande. Fr. Dodge, who is the Rector of Church of the Holy Faith, Santa Fe, will be inducted as Canon during the opening Eucharist of the 65th Annual Convention […]

New minister general for Third Order of Society of Saint Francis

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev. John Hebenton, the vicar of Gate Pa, Tauranga, in New Zealand’s North Island’s Bay of Plenty, has been elected as the new minister general of the Third Order of St Francis. Hebenton, who has spent most of his 30-year ordained ministry working with youth organisations, becomes the “functional head” […]

John Dwyer joins Church Divinity School of the Pacific as chief operating officer

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific] The Rev. John F. Dwyer, an Episcopal priest and lawyer with a background in insurance and finance, has been named chief operating officer of Church Divinity School of the Pacific.  The Very Rev. W. Mark Richardson, CDSP’s dean and president, announced the appointment today. “John brings a rare combination […]

Retired Indianapolis bishop nominated for Eastern Michigan provisional bishop role

  [Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan] The standing committee of the Diocese of Eastern Michigan has nominated the Rt. Rev. Catherine Waynick, retired bishop of the Diocese of Indianapolis, as candidate for bishop provisional to be voted on at their 23rd diocesan convention from Oct. 20 to 21. Eastern Michigan’s former bishop, the Rt. Rev. Todd […]

MacDonald reflects on 10 years as national indigenous Anglican bishop

[Anglican Journal] Every Sunday for the past decade, Canadian Anglicans have offered prayers for “our national indigenous bishop, Mark MacDonald.” For some, perhaps, it is a name that conjures little—another in a list of diocesan and national figures who have little directly to do with their home parish. Others may know MacDonald for his involvement […]

Darvin Darling named Episcopal Church Director of Information Technology

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Darvin Darling has been named the Episcopal Church Director of Information Technology, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. Smith, Episcopal Church Chief Operating Officer, in making the announcement. “He’s smart, thoughtful and at least three steps ahead when thinking about what the church needs from technology to build […]

Northern California Bishop Barry L. Beisner announces retirement plans

Election of Beisner's sucessor set for Feburary 2019

[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California] The Rt. Rev. Barry L. Beisner, seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California since 2007, has announced his intention to retire and will call for the election of a new bishop during diocesan convention on Nov. 3 to 4. The tentative timetable calls for the election of the next […]

Katelyn Kenney has been named 2017-2018 United Thank Offering Julia Chester Emery intern

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Katelyn Kenney of Pearland, TX has been named the United Thank Offering Julia Chester Emery intern for 2017-2018. “I’m so grateful for the opportunity to explore my gifts through this internship and meet creative individuals within the Episcopal Church along the way,” Kenney said. The purpose of the internship is […]