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Offering Online Worship: A Simple Guide

Offering Online Worship:  A Simple Guide

During this time as we respond to the spread of COVID-19, parishes may wish to provide live streams of their services so that those who must stay home feel included. Some churches may at some point not be able to gather in person at all, and may want to offer online worship only. Below are…

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Electing Convention Registration and Certifications

Electing Convention Registration and Certifications

On December 5, Bishop Lee called for a Special Convention for the Election of the Thirteenth Bishop of Chicago. The electing convention will take place June 20 at St. James Cathedral in Chicago. Bishop Lee will preside at the special convention, which is called solely for the purpose of the election. Due to the seating capacity of St….

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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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