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October 1, 2005

Two African-born clergy have been named to carry out ministries related to the Anglican churches in Africa and to African Anglicans living in the United States.

Margaret Larom, director of Anglican and Global Relations, announced that the Rev. Emmanuel K. Sserwadda, 49, of the Diocese...

September 22, 2005

The Episcopal Church's Office of Anglican & Global Relations (AGR) recently announced the addition of the Rev. Emmanuel K. Sserwadda of the Diocese of New York, and the Rev. Canon Charles Amuzie, Ph.D. of the Diocese of Georgia, to the Africa Partnership Office, and Peter Ng, former...

November 29, 2004

To the ancient pulse of the drum -- for Native Americans a sign of the heartbeat at the center of God's creation -- Janine Tinsley-Roe, a member of the Shinnecock and Poospatuck Tribes of Long Island, was officially installed as Native American Missioner for the Episcopal Church on November 22...

July 20, 2004

A one-alarm fire caused the evacuation of the Episcopal Church Center just before 9 a.m. today after sparks emanated from an 11th-floor air-conditioning fan mechanism and sent smoke throughout the building.

The 11-floor, 42-year-old building, located at 815 Second Ave., was inspected and...

June 30, 2004

An extensive $29.9 million renovation to the 11-story Episcopal Church Center in New York that houses the staff of the national church, a bookstore, chapel and a half-dozen related agencies was approved by Executive Council, meeting in Burlington, Vt., June 11-14.

The decision, approved...

April 26, 2004

The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold, announced April 26 the appointment of the Very Rev. James B. Lemler as Director of Mission, expressing confidence that the right person had been found for the position. “I am delighted and pleased that Dean Lemler...

February 29, 2004

RESPONDING TO a reduction in diocesan financial support to the budget set by last year's General Convention, Executive Council in February revised a budget for 2004 that reflects a 4 percent overall cut in expenses.

The action was not unexpected, and the cuts were less than many critics...

October 22, 2003

Dr. Sonia Francis, whose career at the Episcopal Church Center spanned 37 years and the terms of four presiding bishops, died of heart failure at her home in New York on Oct. 16. She was 61.

She retired from her position as the presiding bishop's executive director of program in March...

October 17, 2003

After what was described as 'a bruising two days' of heated discussion and debate, the Executive Council, meeting October 11-14 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, voted to continue pursuing a joint project which would move the New York-based Episcopal Church Center from midtown Manhattan to the campus...

June 13, 2003

Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold announced June 13 that Ralph O'Hara will resign as treasurer and chief financial officer of the Episcopal Church, effective the end of June. Griswold expressed deep appreciation for O'Hara's work for the church as he returns to a position in the corporate...

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