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Crystal Plummer Named Director of Networking

Crystal Plummer Named Director of Networking

Bishop Lee has named Crystal Plummer as director of networking, a position that serves on his executive team. Plummer became acting director of networking in February 2017 and since then has guided the diocese’s advocacy and community engagement, communications and fundraising. From 2011-2015, Plummer was associate for development and events consultant for the diocese. She…

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Dent Davidson Accepts New Post in New York City

Dent Davidson Accepts New Post in New York City

Dent Davidson, associate for arts and liturgy on the bishop’s staff, will leave his position on January 30 for a new job developing emerging liturgy and music at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in New York City. Davidson joined the bishop’s staff in 2008. For more than a decade, he has been chaplain and musician to the House of…

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Dr. Melissa Perrin Records Alcohol Awareness Presentation

Dr. Melissa Perrin Records Alcohol Awareness Presentation

In November, Dr. Melissa Perrin, a licensed clinical psychologist in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, gave a presentation at the request of the diocese’s Standing Committee titled, “Alcohol Awareness: A Conversation about Wellness, Awareness and Choices” at St. Matthew’s, Evanston. The presentation was recorded in front of a live audience, for use as a resource…

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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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