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June 27, 2017

This memorial marker honoring lynching victims in Davidson County, Tennessee, was dedicated at St. Anselm’s Episcopal Church in Nashville on June 7. Photo: Natasha Deane.

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee is leading efforts to research and memorialize lynching...

June 26, 2016

Companions from the Diocese of Tennessee pose for a photo with the Rev. Francisco Orrala and his wife Claudina Pacheco outside St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Guayaquil, Diocese of Ecuador Litoral. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Guayaquil,...

February 6, 2013

[St. Mary's, Sewanee Press Release] In a desire to deepen ties to the Episcopal Church, and to more effectively serve the Episcopal Church as a center for spiritual development, the St. Mary’s Sewanee Board of Trustees announces the creation of their Bishop-in-Residence program.  The Bishop-in-...

October 24, 2011

The Rt. Rev. Bertram Herlong, the 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee, died Oct. 21. He was 77.

Current Tennessee Bishop John Bauerschmidt said that day in an e-mail that the death of his immediate predecessor came "after a very swift decline while under treatment for...

May 5, 2010

Bill and Mary Frances "Frankie" Rutledge apparently were on their way to St. George's Episcopal Church in the Belle Meade neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee, on May 2 when their car was swept up in the torrential rains that were pounding the area and flooding large portions of the city.

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January 23, 2008

Leaders of two parishes in the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee resigned effective January 7, according to Bishop John C. Bauerschmidt.

The Rev. Frederick Richardson Jr. resigned as vicar of Holy Cross Church, Murfreesboro, and has disaffiliated with the Episcopal Church. He now serves as...

January 31, 2007

John C. Bauerschmidt was consecrated the 11th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee January 27 during a ceremony at Christ Church in Nashville.

Bauerschmidt, 47, rector of Christ Church, Covington in the Diocese of Louisiana was elected  October 28 out of a field of three...

October 27, 2006

The Rev. John C. Bauerschmidt, rector of Christ Church, Covington, in the Diocese of Louisiana, was elected October 28 to be the 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee.

 

Bauerschmidt, 47, was elected out of a field of three nominees on the 12th ballot. He was elected...

March 25, 2003

The climate in early March was Lenten to the bone at Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville--darkened stone sanctuary, penitential prayers--but the music for this particular service carried the pulse of synthesizers, filling the 109-year-old nave with the dusky syncopations of minor-key dance...

January 27, 1999

"We will rebuild, and it will be on the same spot in historic downtown Clarksville!" The message resonated from Rector David Murray, Senior Warden Steve Dial and members of the vestry and congregation of Trinity Episcopal Church, one of the oldest congregations in the Diocese of Tennessee,...

DuBose Conference Center, Tennessee's historic conference center in beautiful Monteagle, Tenness

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