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December 20, 2019

[Episcopal Church in Connecticut] The Rt. Rev. Morgan Porteus, 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, died peacefully on Dec. 15 at his home in Wellfleet, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, surrounded by his loving family. He was 102.

Son of the late Robert William and Ruth Morgan...

December 12, 2019

The Rev. Donald Nickerson celebrates the Eucharist in Burlington, Vermont, in June 1998 during his last Executive Council meeting as executive officer and secretary of General Convention. Photo: Episcopal News Service

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December 6, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] Margaret Morgan Lawrence, a longtime lay champion of The Episcopal Church’s peace and reconciliation work, particularly through her advocacy on behalf of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship, died Dec. 4 at age 105.

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December 2, 2019

The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings and Louie Crew Clay at the Integrity Eucharist during the 2015 General Convention. Photo: Cynthia Black

[Episcopal News Service] Louie Crew Clay, a longtime advocate for the full inclusion of LGBTQ people...

September 3, 2019

The Rev. Alison Cheek celebrates the Eucharist with the Rev. William A. Wendt, rector of St. Stephen and the Incarnation, in November 1974 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Harry Naltchayan/The Washington Post via Getty Images

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September 3, 2019

The Rev. Alison Cheek celebrates the Eucharist with the Rev. William A. Wendt, rector of St. Stephen and the Incarnation, in November 1974 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Harry Naltehayan/The Washington Post via Getty Images

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August 15, 2019

Edward Alonza Holmes Jr. (June 6, 1925 – August 12, 2019)

Edward Alonza Holmes Jr. packed adventure and good works into his 94 years of life. Born June 6, 1925, in rural Washington County, Georgia, he was the oldest of a family of...

August 7, 2019

[Diocese of Southwest Florida] Robert “Bob” Stevens, the founding director of the Dominican Development Group, died July 29, 2019, at age 76.

“We have lost in the Diocese of Southwest Florida a great saintly asset in the life and mission purpose of Dr. Bob Stevens,” said Bishop Dabney...

March 29, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] A memorial service will be held May 25 for Diane M. Porter, who served on the church-wide staff of The Episcopal Church from 1988 until 1997.

Porter died March 21. The service is set for 11 a.m. at Grace Church inBrooklyn Heights, New York.

She held a...

February 11, 2019

Patricia Carson (Nason) Mordecai, 80, of Scarborough, Maine, died peacefully at Gosnell Memorial Hospice Home on Feb. 7, 2019, from cancer. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 28 years, Donald D. Mordecai.

Patricia leaves her daughter Barbara Nason and husband Peter Sherman, son...

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