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February 8, 2015

The Rev. Canon Cornelia Eaton and Navajoland Bishop David Bailey pose Feb. 7 after her ordination to the priesthood. Photo: Dick Snyder [Episcopal News Service] In a liturgy that combined Anglican and Navajo traditions, the Rev....

June 13, 2010

Delegates to the 34th annual Convocation of the Episcopal Church in Navajoland affirmed their bishop-elect's plan "to move forward on the next part of our journey" toward preparing for the future election of a Navajo as bishop. The Rev...

January 29, 2009

More then 60 indigenous and non-native clergy serving in native settings gathered for the 20th annual Winter Talk Conference sponsored by the Episcopal Church on the Standing Rock Nation in North Dakota Jan. 19-21. Bishop Michael Smith of...

October 29, 2007

Delegates to the 102nd annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Utah had a full weekend of activities and issues October 26-27. At the opening Eucharist, they celebrated the New Jamestown Covenant and its rededication to...

September 17, 2007

Members of the Domestic Missionary Partnership (DMP) met September 5-9 in Boulder City, Nevada, to share information about new ministry projects, learn about the reorganization of the Episcopal Church Center and distribute grants. DMP...

June 17, 2007

Delegates to the 31st annual convocation of the Navajoland Area Mission affirmed Mark MacDonald in his role as Bishop of Navajoland. It was MacDonald's first convocation as Bishop of Navajoland. He has served as bishop of the Diocese of...

November 30, 2006

He has served as a trusted adviser to the new presiding bishop and continues to serve her on some special projects. The Rev. Canon Robert Nelson, canon to Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in Nevada, spent the week immediately after her...

November 12, 2006

The Episcopal Diocese of Utah, meeting October 27-28 for its 101st convention in Layton, Utah, took a large step toward what its bishop called "healing the earth." The delegates also went on record expressing "disappointment" with...

October 24, 2006

Program leaders from throughout Province VIII of the Episcopal Church met October 3-5 at the Mercy Center in Burlingame, California, to make plans and draft a budget for 2007. Province VIII is composed of 14 dioceses in the western...

June 30, 2006

A plan for Bishop Mark MacDonald of the Diocese of Alaska to be the assisting bishop of Navajoland Area Mission while continuing to provide episcopal oversight in Alaska was approved by Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold. Griswold told...

June 19, 2006

A plan to have Bishop Mark MacDonald of Alaska become the assisting bishop of Navajoland Area Mission while continuing to serve as the Alaska diocesen has been approved by Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold. Griswold told the House of...

May 7, 2006

Congregations from 19 Episcopal dioceses were represented at the 18th annual Paths Crossing conference, held April 20-23 at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Whiterocks, Utah, on the Ute reservation. All are in different stages of...

April 21, 2006

Significant changes in the way that the Episcopal Church enforces discipline with its leaders have been proposed by the Task Force on Disciplinary Policy and Procedures and will be considered by the General Convention in June. The present...

April 30, 2005

The Church’s first Navajo bishop, Steven Tsosie Plummer, 60, died April 2 in a Shiprock, N.M., hospital after a battle with cancer. He was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2000. The son of a medicine man, Plummer lived all of his ordained...

April 8, 2005

In a service that combined Episcopal and Navajo traditions, the Rt. Rev. Steven Tsosie Plummer, Bishop of Navajoland, was laid to rest in a family burial plot on Wednesday, April 6. An estimated congregation of 300, including 10 bishops,...

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