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Gleason to Retire from Episcopal Charities and Community Services

Gleason to Retire from Episcopal Charities and Community Services

On September 15, 2017, the Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, bishop of Chicago and chair, Board of Trustees of Episcopal Charities and Community Services, and Cheryl J. Rogers, president, Board of Trustees of Episcopal Charities and Community Services, announced the retirement of Georgianna Gleason, executive director of the organization for more than 20 years.  Please…

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A Conversation with the Rev. Julian DeShazier

A Conversation with the Rev. Julian DeShazier

On September 30 from 9 am-noon at St. James Commons (65 E. Huron), the Rev. Julian DeShazier, senior pastor of University Church, Chicago, will lead an open discussion on racism, poverty, and gun violence. The event is free and open to all, and a light breakfast will be served. The discussion, sponsored by the diocese…

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From Bishop Lee: The Challenges Before Us

From Bishop Lee: The Challenges Before Us

Dear Friends, In response to the Presidential election and the changes in our national life it may signal, I write to offer a word of encouragement and challenge. We do not know what the future will bring, or what the long-term effects of the campaign trail’s angry rhetoric and threats will be. We do know…

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