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May 20, 2019

[Episcopal Church in Vermont] The Episcopal Church in Vermont has announced the election of the Rev. Shannon MacVean-Brown, interim rector at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Franklin, Indiana, as its 11th bishop diocesan.

MacVean-Brown was elected on the first ballot of the Special Electing...

May 20, 2019

Kym Lucas was consecrated May 18 as bishop of the Episcopal Church in Colorado. Photo: Episcopal Church in Colorado

[Episcopal Church in Colorado] The Rev. Kimberly (Kym) Lucas was ordained and consecrated as the 11th bishop of the...

May 7, 2019

[Diocese of Oregon] Diocese of Oregon Bishop Michael Hanley on May 6 announced his intention to retire in January 2021 and called for the election of his successor.

In a letter to the diocese, Hanley wrote, “My reasons for this are quite simple. First, it is time for me. By the date of...

May 6, 2019

[Diocese of South Dakota] The Diocese of South Dakota elected the Rev. Jonathan H. Folts as its 11th Bishop at its Special Election Convention in Pierre on May 4.

One of four nominees, Folts was elected on the fourth ballot. Folts, the rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Essex,...

April 8, 2019

Newly ordained and consecrated Bishop in Charge of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe Mark Edington greets the congregation April 6. Photo: American Cathedral in Paris via Facebook

[Convocation of Episcopal Churches in...

April 5, 2019

The crescent Earth rises above the lunar horizon in this photo taken from the Apollo 17 spacecraft in lunar orbit during final lunar landing mission in the Apollo program. Photo: NASA

[Episcopal News Service] Caring for God’s...

March 25, 2019

From left to right are the Rev. Shannon MacVean-Brown, the Rev. Hillary D. Raining, and The Very Rev. Hilary B. Smith. Photo: Maurice L. Harris/The Episcopal Church in Vermont

[Diocese of Vermont] The Standing Committee of The...

March 18, 2019

La Cámara de los Obispos de La Iglesia Episcopal se reunió en retiro en el Centro de Conferencias de Kanuga, Hendersonville, Carolina del Norte, del 12 al 15 de marzo de 2019. En la reunión de negocios del 15 de marzo, la Cámara aprobó una resolución comprometiéndose a defender la Resolución...

March 18, 2019

The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church met in retreat at Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, N.C. March 12 – 15, 2019. At their March 15 business meeting, the House passed a resolution committing itself to upholding General Convention Resolution D034, which suspends for three years...

March 15, 2019

The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church met in retreat at Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, NC. At their March 15 business meeting, they adopted the following Mind of the House Resolution and received a statement from the Bishops’ Spouses Planning Group which follows the bishops’...

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