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Bishop-elect Clark to Undergo Surgery Tomorrow

As the Rev. Anne Jolly, Standing Committee president, announced on Sunday, Bishop-elect Paula Clark experienced a cerebral bleed on Saturday and is being treated at Alexian Brothers Hospital in Elk Grove Village. Read the message. Bishop-elect Clark’s daughter, Micha Green, reports that she has now had two successful embolization procedures. On Thursday, she will undergo…

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A Message from Standing Committee President Anne Jolly

Dear People of God in the Diocese of Chicago, Please join me in praying for our bishop-elect, the Rev. Paula E. Clark, who experienced a cerebral bleed yesterday while exercising, and is receiving treatment at Alexian Brothers Hospital in Elk Grove Village. Paula’s daughter, Micha Green, is with her, and she reports that the bishop-elect is…

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Upcoming Events

Apr
24
Sat
Ordination and Consecration of the Thirteenth Bishop of Chicago
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

On April 24, Bishop-elect Paula Clark will become Bishop Paula Clark when she is ordained and consecrated the Thirteenth Bishop of Chicago in a service at St. James Cathedral. Bishop Mark Hollingsworth of Ohio, the president of Province V of the Episcopal Church, will be the chief consecrator. Bishop Mariann Budde of Washington will preach. The service will also include the seating of the bishop at the cathedral.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, in-person attendance at the service will be limited to participants and members of the bishop-elect’s family. The entire service will be streamed online at the diocese’s website and YouTube channel. The prelude will begin at 10:30 am Central and the service will begin at 11 am.

May
8
Sat
Episcopal Church Women Annual Meeting (Online)
May 8 all-day

The Episcopal Church Women of Chicago Annual Meeting will be held online Saturday, May 8, beginning at 9 am. The theme is “Women in Leadership.” Visit the ECW website for more information.

Sep
18
Sat
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.

Oct
15
Fri
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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