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Lindeen Named UN Commission on Status of Women Delegate

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has named Ellen Lindeen of St. Michael’s, Barrington, as one of the delegates who will represent him at the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York, March 9-20. Lindeen, who serves on the national executive council of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship, was chosen as…

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All Saints, St. John’s to Collaborate on Antiracism Initiatives

Last month, the antiracism initiatives at St. John’s, Chicago and All Saints, Chicago, were awarded Becoming Beloved Community grants by the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church. The awards—$4000 for St. John’s and $3000 for All Saints—are contingent on the two congregations forming a relationship with one another. Although their antiracism programs have different origins…

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All Saints, St. John’s in Chicago Awarded Episcopal Church Grants

All Saints, St. John’s in Chicago Awarded Episcopal Church Grants

Two congregations in the Diocese of Chicago have been awarded Becoming Beloved Community grants by the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church. The grant funding, allocated by General Convention in 2018, is designed to build capacity and increase Episcopal involvement in racial reconciliation work. All Saints was awarded a grant of $3,000 for its programs…

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Standing Committee Publishes Profile of Diocese

The Standing Committee has published the profile of the Diocese of Chicago, a milestone in the search for the 13th Bishop. The committee asks the people of the diocese to share the profile with friends, clergy, and anyone else who might help spread the word about this opportunity to partner in mission and ministry in…

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Bishop’s Advent Appeal 2019

Dear Friends in Christ: As my time as your bishop winds down, I have begun to do some things with the people of this diocese for the last time. Many of these occasions are bittersweet, but I am looking forward with great joy to celebrating the holy seasons of Advent and Christmas as your bishop…

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