Diocese of Eau Claire

Diocese of Eau Claire

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January 3, 2018

By: The Rev. Canon Heather L. Melton, Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

We’re in the middle of granting season, which means that many of you are working on applications, helping folks with their applications, or eagerly awaiting applications to review and submit for your diocese. Each year, the UTO Board receives more eligible applications than they have funds from...

March 17, 2013

From left, bishops Ed Leidel, William Jay Lambert, and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori following the ordination service on March 16. Photo: Richard Schori

[Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire] The Rt. Rev. William Jay Lambert was ordained on March 16 as sixth bishop of the...

March 5, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sparta, in the Diocese of Eau Claire, began serving the migrant population in 2007 when then-rector the Rev. Leigh Waggoner noticed an increasing number of Hispanics in her rural, west central Wisconsin community.

“When I...

February 21, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has notified the Diocese of Eau Claire that Bishop-Elect William Jay Lambert has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent...

November 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. William Jay Lambert was elected Nov. 10 as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and Standing Committees of the Episcopal Church.

Lambert, rector of St. James’...

September 18, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire announced a slate of four candidates for its sixth bishop. They are:

The Rev. Robert B. Clarke, priest-in-charge, Holy Apostles’ Church, Oneida, Wisconsin (Diocese of Fond du Lac); The Rev. Richard E. Craig III, former...

March 3, 2011

In the midst of the nearly three-week-old debate in Wisconsin and elsewhere over the impact of proposed cuts to state-funded social programs and changes in public-employee union bargaining, Episcopalians have been calling for inclusive decision-making and an awareness of the impact of budget...

September 2, 2010

A special convention of the Diocese of Eau Claire, meeting on August 28 at Christ Church Cathedral, Eau Claire, elected the Rt. Rev. Edwin M. Leidel, Jr., retired Bishop of Eastern Michigan, as its provisional bishop, according to a release from the diocese that has also been posted on its...

July 26, 2010

John Meacham and about a dozen motorcyclists are set to take to the open Wisconsin roads, traveling nearly 800 miles in four days to help benefit residents in Jeannette, a small mountaintop community in Haiti.

The bikers will begin July 29 at St. Alban the Martyr Church in Superior, in...

January 22, 2009

Episcopal Church bishops William Wantland and Henry Scriven have renounced their orders and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has accepted their renunciations.

 

Jefferts Schori said that Wantland, the retired bishop of the Diocese of Eau Claire, had written to her...

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