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Bishop-elect Clark to Be Consecrated, Seated on April 24

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….

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Fierce Conversations Training – Online

Fierce Conversations Training – Online

Fierce Conversations training teaches people how to have vital conversations that interrogate reality, provoke learning, resolve tough challenges and enrich relationships. “While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a congregation, a relationship, or a life…any single conversation can.”  These workshops provide an experiential training about how to have more…

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Ordination Gifts for Bishop-elect Paula Clark

As the people of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago prepare to welcome our Bishop-elect, the Rev. Paula E. Clark, the Transition Committee invites people from across the diocese to offer gifts in support of her ministry. It is the Episcopal Church’s tradition to contribute towards a bishop-elect’s vestments and other symbols of the Office of…

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Sanctuary Diocese Task Force Invites Support for Immigrants in Detention

Sanctuary Diocese Task Force Invites Support for Immigrants in Detention

from the Sanctuary Diocese Task Force: Immigrants face intolerable conditions in detention centers. Although very few have criminal records, detained immigrants are not afforded the same rights as inmates. Detention centers do not provide educational or recreational activities; nor are there adequate supplies for hygiene such as hand soap or face masks, critical items during…

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New Reopening Guidelines Now Available

New Reopening Guidelines Now Available

Since summer, the State of Illinois has maintained three tiers of “resurgence” mitigation measures that include three phases that precede movement to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. Learn more on the Illinois Department of Public Health website. The following guidelines apply for in-person worship and other gatherings when a region moves into any…

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