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Bishop’s Appeal 2020

Dear People of God in the Diocese of Chicago: In recent months, we have learned to worship on Zoom and Facebook, care for one another by telephone and find creative ways to feed the hungry and support the burgeoning movement for racial justice–all while striving to keep our communities healthy. Thanks to your steadfast ministry, the…

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Bishop Lee to Retire at Year-end; Election planned for December 12

Dear friends, You may remember that, in March, as we began to understand the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic would disrupt our plans and priorities, I postponed both my retirement originally scheduled for August and the bishop election that we had originally planned to hold this Saturday. Although the pandemic will not come to…

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Reopening Plan Revisions Published

Reopening Plan Revisions Published

On June 17, Bishop Jeff Lee reviewed with clergy updates to the Diocese of Chicago’s plan for re-opening churches. The plan continues to be based in large measure on meeting public health criteria spelled out in Restore Illinois, the state’s five-phase plan to guide its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Updates to the plan include: State…

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Upcoming Events

Jul
7
Tue
Episcopal Youth Event 2020 – cancelled
Jul 7 – Jul 11 all-day
Jul
18
Sat
Bishop and Trustees Meeting
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jul
26
Sun
College for Congregational Development (CCD) Year A Intensive – postponed
Jul 26 – Aug 1 all-day
Sep
15
Tue
Commission on Ministry Meeting
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm / St. James Commons
Bishop and Trustees Meeting
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm / St. James Commons
Oct
6
Tue
Commission on Ministry Meeting
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm / St. James Commons

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