Diocese of West Virginia

Diocese of West Virginia

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December 21, 2016

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] I am so very pleased to know that the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration has approved the application for refugee resettlement in Charleston, West Virginia, submitted by Episcopal Migration Ministries on behalf of the Episcopal...

November 15, 2016

Hundreds of people gathered for an interfaith rally in support of Syrian refugees and refugee resettlement in Charleston, West Virginia, on Nov. 15. Photo: Victor Urecki/Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] An interfaith coalition of Christians, Muslims and Jews rallied in peaceful,...

November 15, 2016

Hundreds of people gathered for an interfaith rally in support of Syrian refugees and refugee resettlement in Charleston, West Virginia, on Nov. 15. Photo: Victor Urecki/Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] An interfaith coalition of Christians, Muslims and Jews rallied in peaceful,...

June 28, 2016

A June 27 posting on the Facebook page of St. James’ Episcopal Church, Lewisburg, caught the spirit of the post-flood days in the Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia. Photo: Greenbrier Valley Flood Recovery and Relief via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians in the Diocese of...

January 18, 2016

St. John's House Learning and Development Center, of Huntington, Diocese of West Virginia, has submitted the final report for their Jubilee Ministry Development Grant. The grant exists to aid a Jubilee Ministry that has demonstrated a new or re-visioned strategy and methodology to make an...

June 14, 2013

[Pathways press release] The Episcopal and Evangelical Lutheran churches are coming together to form a first-of-its-kind Christian community in Athens, West Virginia.

Pathways: An Episcopal/Lutheran Community will begin meeting for communion Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Wilkes Family...

July 17, 2012

[Episcopal New Service] The Rt. Rev. Robert P. Atkinson, a former diocesan bishop in West Virginia and assistant in Virginia, will be remembered in a memorial service Aug. 4.

Atkinson, 84, died July 4 in Jacksonville, Florida. The service will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church...

June 4, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Former Diocese of West Virginia Bishop John Smith, 72, of Brunswick, Maine, died June 2.

He died after a two-year struggle with leukemia, according to an obituary in the Portland, Maine, Press Herald newspaper.

Smith, who was born Sept. 11, 1939...

September 17, 2009

Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia Bishop W. Michie Klusmeyer will strap on a harness October 17 and slide 700 feet down a zip line to raise money for the Church Periodical Club (CPC).

The CPC provides free books, tapes and magazines for seminarians and others by way of national and...

November 12, 2006

The Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, meeting as its 129th annual Convention September 15-17 at Pipestem Resort State Park, heard its bishop say it was time for the Episcopal Church to move forward.

"There are many bishops, as well as many lay people who are tired of the extremes...

Sandscrest is a haven for those seeking to rest mind, body and spirit away from the pressures of

Supporting and strengthening the mission of the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia by offering a