Michael Michie named Episcopal Church staff officer for church planting infrastructure

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Rev. Michael Michie has been named the Episcopal Church staff officer for church planting Infrastructure, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff. In this new full-time position, Michie, from the Diocese of Dallas, will collaborate in the design, development and implementation of resources, strategies and structures that foster […]

ENS managing editor to take leave of absence, updated contact information

[Episcopal News Service] Lynette Wilson, managing editor of Episcopal News Service, will be on leave of absence beginning Aug. 14 and returning in May 2018. Wilson is one of five 2017-18 Scripps Fellows at the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder. The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg, senior editor and reporter, will […]

Brotherhood of St Andrew names Joe McDaniel Jr. to new racial reconciliation post

[Brotherhood of St. Andrew] Floridian Joe McDaniel Jr. has been appointed national vice president of  the Brotherhood of St Andrew’s newly created Committee on Racial Reconciliation. He is tasked with creating a strategy to expose the 5,000-member men’s ministry to the Episcopal Church’s Ministry of Racial Reconciliation. A former corporate finance attorney in New York City, […]

Nashotah House dean to step down at end of August

[Nashotah House Theological Seminary] The Board of Directors of Nashotah House Theological Seminary announced on Aug. 7 that the Very Rev. Steven Peay, dean and president, will step down from his leadership position on Aug. 31, 2017. Dean Peay has been appointed research professor of homiletics and will remain affiliated with the seminary upon the conclusion […]

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 […]