Diocesan News

Lawrence Hall Awarded UTO Grant to Support Workforce Development Initiatives

Lawrence Hall, a legacy partner of Episcopal Charities that works with at-risk youth, has been awarded a $4,720 grant by the United Thank Offering to purchase mobile technology that will support its workforce development initiatives. Those initiatives, known collectively as Project WORK, moved almost entirely online at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Lawrence…


Bishop-elect Clark Now in Post-Surgery Rehabilitation

Bishop-elect Paula Clark moved on Friday from Alexian Brothers Hospital in Elk Grove Village to the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab in Chicago for a period of rehabilitation. Her doctors continue to be pleased with the pace of her recovery from the surgery of April 15 that removed an arteriovenous malformation from her brain. Please continue…


Bishop-elect Clark’s Consecration Rescheduled for June 12

The Standing Committee and Bishop-elect Paula Clark, in consultation with the Presiding Bishop’s Office, have rescheduled the bishop-elect’s ordination, consecration and seating for June 12. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will attend in person and serve as the chief consecrator. The consecration, originally scheduled for April 24, was postponed after Bishop-elect Clark underwent surgery on April…


Upcoming Events

Episcopal Church Women Annual Altar Guild Conference
Sep 18 all-day

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) Annual Altar Guild Conference will be held Saturday, September 18 beginning at 9 am. The theme is “Stitches for God: Needlepoint Art in Our Churches” and the location is to be determined. Visit the ECW website for more information.

Episcopal Church Women Annual Fall Retreat at DeKoven
Oct 15 – Oct 17 all-day

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) Annual Fall Retreat will be held October 15-17 at DeKoven Retreat Center in Racine, WI. More information to come. Visit the ECW website to learn more.

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