Diocese of Springfield

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January 18, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Springfield] Beloved in Christ

As you are probably aware, the Primates (senior bishops) of the 38 provinces of the worldwide Anglican Communion met last week in the crypt of Canterbury Cathedral, the symbolic “ground zero” of our life together as Christians in the...

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...

March 20, 2011

The Rt. Rev. Daniel Hayden Martins was consecrated March 19 as the 11th bishop of theEpiscopal Diocese of Springfield, Illinois, in what promises to be a positive new beginning for the diocese.

"It was wonderful. The spirit was just very, very good and positive, and there was a strong...

January 3, 2011

The office of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori announced Jan. 4 that bishops-elect in the dioceses of Springfield and Western Kansas have successfully completed the Episcopal Church's canonically required consent process.

The Rev. Michael Pierce Milliken is scheduled to be...

October 13, 2006

At a special congregational meeting on October 8, the vestry of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Edwardsville, Illinois, announced that the parish will request Delegated Episcopal Pastoral Oversight (DEPO) and seek a relationship with a bishop other than Springfield Bishop Peter Beckwith.

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September 25, 2006

The Illinois-based Episcopal dioceses of Quincy and Springfield held a joint celebration of the life and ministry of Bishop Philander Chase on September 23.

Members of the dioceses gathered at the Jubilee College Historical Site in Brimfield, Illinois. Chase (1775-1852) founded the...

October 7, 2004

Tensions were evident at the 127th Synod of the Episcopal Diocese of Springfield, where a business session scheduled to end at 1:00 p.m. continued well beyond the original closing time, adjourning around 9:00 p.m. that evening.

Christ the King Episcopal Church in Normal, Illinois, hosted...

August 5, 2004

The Diocese of Springfield's Episcopal Church Women (ECW) raise money for a different outreach project each year. On July 7, 2004, Pat Rudloff, outreach Chair, delivered a check for $11,047.70 to Generations of Hope, the result of a year of fundraising efforts. Groups or individuals from 26...