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 […]

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 […]

Christ​ ​Church​ ​Greenwich​ ​announces​ ​Interim​ ​Rector John H. Branson

The public is invited to meet the Rev. John H. Branson at the Great Fall Festival on September 17. [Christ Church Greenwich, Greenwich, CT] The Rev. John H. Branson will be the Interim Rector of Christ Church Greenwich, effective Sept. 2, 2017, as announced by the Wardens and Vestry of the historic Greenwich church today. “John Branson […]

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 […]