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Resources for Keeping a Holy Lent

Resources for Keeping a Holy Lent

The Episcopal Church, Episcopal Relief & Development, Living Compass, The Society for St. John the Evangelist and Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary and United Thank Offering offer low- and no-cost Lenten devotions, reflections, calendars and curricula for individuals and congregations. Life Transformed: The Way of Love in Lent and Easter From the office of the Presiding…

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From Bishop Lee: A Settlement for the Peoria Deanery

From Bishop Lee:  A Settlement for the Peoria Deanery

February 4, 2020 Dear People of God in the Diocese of Chicago: With thanksgiving, I am writing to tell you that we have reached a settlement with the Diocese of Quincy in the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) in our efforts to recover some of the property, assets and records that were part of…

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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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