Diocese of Alabama


February 27, 2017

By: Christopher Sikkema


1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity?

We are new to Jubilee Ministries in 2017, but have been serving our community for nearly 30 years. St. Michael's Clinic is the only provider for the uninsured in West Anniston, the...

August 26, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Keene, New Hampshire] Five people who worked alongside Jonathan Daniels in the struggle for civil rights in Alabama in 1965 gathered at his home parish, St. James Episcopal Church, on Aug. 22 to reminisce about the seminarian who died when he was 26...

July 27, 2015

Thomas à Kempis Christ Church Cathedral, Mobile, AL Diocesan clergy gathering 25 July 2015

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church

Thomas à Kempis was born in 1380 to a blacksmith and a school teacher. His name was...

March 2, 2015

Led in procession by a unity quilt, faith leaders and local leaders participate in a unity walk with some 2,000 Selma residents. Photo: Kate Wood

[St. Paul’s Church, Selma] The image of a city can become frozen in time, and a single event can create an impression so deep that it never...

September 12, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

Imagine for just a minute that you are in the 3rd grade again.

When school is out, you ride the bus home to an empty house. Mom is at work and will not arrive home until 5:30 or 6:00 p.m. You have a little sister who is five years old that you have to look out for until Mom gets home....

February 2, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Alabama] Last night, along with Bishop Kee, Peggy Turner, and Jan Cook, I spent the night in the office at Carpenter House marooned by the snow blizzard of 2014.  We’re among hundreds of others who spent the night in their respective offices.

Each of us at the...

January 10, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The congregation of Trinity Episcopal Church in Clanton, Alabama, had a strong desire to reach out and make a different in their small Southern community.  From that desire, the Beans and Rice Ministry was born and has developed into a lifeline for...

March 5, 2012

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Two series of tornadoes struck the Midwest and South on February 28-29 and March 2-3, impacting towns and congregations in many Episcopal dioceses. Some affected areas are still recovering from the devastating tornadoes of April 2011.

A total of 39...

January 8, 2012

The Rt. Rev. Henry N. Parsley Jr., right, 10th bishop of Alabama, presents the Rt. Rev. John McKee Sloan with the symbol of office, a silver-tipped crozier first carried by Alabama Bishop Richard Hooker Wilmer in the 19th century. Photo/Diocese of Alabama


January 2, 2012

Volunteers join Episcopal Tornado Recovery Cooperative for a house build day on Dec. 17

[Episcopal News Service] In a year of extraordinary natural disasters – tornadoes, fires, floods and earthquakes – Episcopalians are reaching out nationally and...


The Episcopal Diocese of Alabama is comprised of more than 30,000 members and 92 congregations.

We are the camp and conference center for the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Alabama.

Canterbury Club, the Episcopal campus ministry to Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville,

We know that life as a student can be stressful and exhausting, and to that end, we’ve done our