Episcopal News Service

ENS launches ‘On The Move’ for churchwide appointments, transitions

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal News Service has launched a new section, On The Move, sharing the news of churchwide appointments, job transitions, clergy ordinations and retirements.

Lee Alison Crawford called to Church of Our Saviour, Mission Farm

The Rev. Canon Lee Alison Crawford was called in early April to serve at Church of Our Saviour, Mission Farm in Killington, Vermont.

Church of Our Saviour is home to a bakery and guest house that sleeps 16 people. Its 170 acres alongside a river and up to a mountain ridge provide walking trails for the community to enjoy.

Corby Pine named director of Trinity Episcopal Children’s Center

Trinity Episcopal Children’s Center (TECC), a ministry of Trinity Episcopal Church in Towson, Maryland that offers quality preschool and child care for two-year-old, three-year-old, and pre-kindergarten children, has named Mrs. Corby Pine as its new director.

RIP: The Rev. Rebecca Willoughby Dinan

The Rev. Rebecca Lynn Willoughby (Becky) Dinan, an Episcopal priest known for her creative preaching, teaching and spiritual guidance, died of cancer at her home in Northport, Maine on April 11, 2013. She was 70. She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 40 years, Joseph Dinan.

Kurt Dunkle elected dean, president of General Theological Seminary

ens_051513_kurtDunkle[General Theological Seminary -- Press Release] The Rev. Kurt H. Dunkle was elected on May 14, 2013 to be the 13th Dean and President of The General Theological Seminary in New York City by the GTS Board of Trustees.

Diocese of Honduras installs Lura M. Kaval as canon for development

[Episcopal Diocese of Honduras -- Press Release] On May 4, 2013, during the 35th annual convention of The Diocese of Honduras at St. Mary’s Cathedral, The Rt. Rev. Lloyd E. Allen installed The Rev. Lura M. Kaval, a missionary of the Episcopal Church, as the Canon of Development.

National Cathedral announces new canon pastor, director of programs

[Washington National Cathedral] Two experienced Episcopal Church leaders will join the staff of Washington National Cathedral in July, the Very Rev. Gary Hall, Cathedral dean, announced today. The Rev. Kim Turner Baker, currently chaplain at Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda, will be canon pastor; Ruth Frey, currently director of continuing education at Seabury Western Theological Seminary in Chicago, will be director of programs.

Retiring church media leader Louis ‘Skip’ Schueddig to be honored

[Day 1] The Rev. Canon Louis “Skip” Schueddig, D.D., who retires this month after 30 years as head of the Alliance for Christian Media, will be honored with a special ecumenical Evening Prayer service on Tuesday, June 11, at 6 p.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Ga. The service will be followed by a reception.

RIP: The Rev. Frank Earl Wismer III

[Adzima Funeral Home] The Rev. Frank Earl Wismer III (Ret. Col. U.S. Army Reserve), age 65, of Stratford, beloved husband of Patricia McClaren Coller, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 in St. Vincent’s Medical Center.


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