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Updated CDC Guidelines for Cleaning

Updated CDC Guidelines for Cleaning

On April 5,2021 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting facilities. This guidance is indicated for buildings in community settings and is not intended for healthcare settings or for other facilities where specific regulations or practices for cleaning and disinfection may apply.

COVID-19 Guidelines for Deacons Participating in Liturgies

COVID-19 Guidelines for Deacons Participating in Liturgies

On March 29, the bishop’s staff, in consultation with the bishop-elect and COVID-19 advisory team, issued updated guidelines for deacons participating in liturgies. The guidance is as follows: Prior to setting the table, deacons should conspicuously use hand sanitizer to clean their hands prior to touching any of the elements. When setting the table, the…

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Clergy Spouse Retreat 2020

Clergy Spouse Retreat 2020

Clergy spouses are invited to register for the 2020 spouse retreat on March 6-8 at Loyola Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The theme is “Postmodern Clergy Spouses: Not Your Grandpa’s ‘Preacher’s Wife’.” The cost for lodging and meals is $250 and scholarships are available. Register online and contact Jen Boyle-Tucker for scholarship information. About the theme and presenters: In 2020, marriage…

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2019 Clergy Annual Reports Due January 15

2019 Clergy Annual Reports Due January 15

Clergy who are licensed to officiate in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago who are not employed on a full-time basis by a congregation are required to report on the exercise of their office annually and request renewal of their license. Please use our licensed clergy online form to submit your report by January 15. Clergy…

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Clergy Conference October 6-8, 2019

Clergy Conference October 6-8, 2019

The 2019 Clergy Conference will be held October 6-8 at a new location, the Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, IL. The gathering will begin with the Clergy Appreciation Dinner and Evening Prayer on Sunday, October 6, from 6 – 8:30 pm at St. Ann’s, Woodstock (503 W. Jackson, Woodstock, IL 60098). Programming…

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