Diocese of Quincy

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September 10, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Judicial Circuit Court in Adams County, Illinois, has ruled against the Episcopal Diocese of Quincy and the Episcopal Church in their efforts to recover assets and property claimed by a breakaway group.

Judge Thomas J. Ortbal’s ruling, dated Sept. 6 and made...

August 28, 2013

[Dioceses of Chicago press release] The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, bishop of Chicago, and the Rt. Rev. John C. Buchanan, provisional bishop of Quincy, announced today that the two dioceses will reunite on Sunday, September 1.

The conventions of the two dioceses, which had split in 1877 to...

June 13, 2013

 

Miembros de la convención de la Diócesis de Chicago se reúnen en la catedral de Santiago Apóstol [St. James] de esa ciudad para aprobar su reunificación con la Diócesis de Quincy. Foto de Brian J. Morowczynski/Diócesis de Chicago.

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February 13, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Representatives from the Episcopal Dioceses of Quincy and Chicago recently met at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Peoria to “explore the possibility” of reunification of the two dioceses, Provisional Bishop of Quincy John Buchanan said in a press release.

Bishop Jeff Lee...

October 2, 2011

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori urged members of the Episcopal Diocese of Quincy to keep their focus on sharing the harvest with those outside their congregations.

The Presiding Bishop met and shared her vision with several groups during her Oct. 1-2 visit. She told clergy...

November 29, 2010

Episcopalians in the renewing dioceses of San Joaquin, Quincy, Pittsburgh and Fort Worth say the challenges of living through church divisions have also led them to new life, increased mission and outreach, deepened community and an empowered laity.

Initially, property, financial and...

May 5, 2010

CREDO Institute and the Church Pension Group will launch a series of conferences in May in the four reorganizing Episcopal Church dioceses of Pittsburgh, San Joaquin, Quincy, and Fort Worth.

The first two-day "Strength for the Journey" conference will be held in Pittsburgh May 21-22....

October 16, 2009

Citing Title III, Canon 12, Section 7 of the Canons, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has accepted the voluntary renunciation of Keith Ackerman in documents dated October 7.

"I have accepted the renunciation of the Ordained Ministry of this Church, made in...

October 15, 2009

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori notified Keith Ackerman by mail and email October 16 that she has accepted the former bishop of Quincy's voluntary renunciation of ordained ministry in the Episcopal Church.

In a statement released by the Presiding Bishop's office October 16,...

September 3, 2009

Members of St. George's Church in Macomb, Illinois, who wish to remain Episcopalian will hold a service September 13 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Macomb.

The Rev. John Throop, former interim priest of St. George's, will lead the service and a light supper will follow in the church...

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