Episcopal News Service

Alabama Bishop Kee Sloan announces plan to step down at end of 2020

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Alabama Bishop Kee Sloan issued a message to his diocese on Feb. 9 announcing his intention to step down at the end of 2020. He has called for the election of a bishop coadjutor, who will succeed him as diocesan bishop.

Sloan first announced his plans in an address to the diocesan convention. The text of his written message to the diocese follows.

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Retiring Western New York bishop to serve as assisting bishop in Long Island

[Diocese of Western New York] Bishop Bill Franklin, who will retire as bishop of Western New York on April 3, will become assisting bishop in the Diocese of Long Island in May.

La Iglesia Episcopal de Colorado anunció el exitoso proceso de consentimiento canónico

La Iglesia Episcopal de Colorado recibió una notificación del Obispo Presidente y Primado Michael B. Curry y del Registrador de la Convención General, el Reverendo Canónigo Michael Barlowe, de que el obispo electo Kimberly D. Lucas ha recibido la mayoría requerida de consentimientos en el proceso de consentimiento canónico detallado en Canon III.11.3.

South Sudan’s first Episcopal radio station named in honor of Mothers’ Union president

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Central Equatoria internal province has established the first Episcopal radio station in South Sudan’s capital, Juba. It has been named to honor the tremendous role played bySarah Meling, the first provincial president of the Mothers’ Union who served what was then the Episcopal Church of Sudan from 1985. The station is Sit Sarah Radio 98.1FM – the word “Sit” is coined from an Arabic word meaning Madam.

RIP: Patricia Carson (Nason) Mordecai, former Episcopal Church COO

Patricia Carson (Nason) Mordecai, 80, of Scarborough, Maine, died peacefully at Gosnell Memorial Hospice Home on Feb. 7, 2019, from cancer. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 28 years, Donald D. Mordecai.

Patricia leaves her daughter Barbara Nason and husband Peter Sherman, son Thomas Nason and wife Jennifer Martin, stepsons Daniel Mordecai and David Mordecai, brother and sister-in-law Robert and Penelope Carson, grandchildren Leeland, Marshall, Emma, Alexandra, Gillian, great grandchild Oliver and numerous nieces and nephews.

El período de solicitud ya está abierto para las becas Roanridge Trust

Se están aceptando solicitudes para las becas Roanridge Trust 2019. Las diócesis, congregaciones y organizaciones e instituciones relacionadas con La Iglesia Episcopal están invitadas a solicitar.


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