November 26, 2012

Bishop K. H. Ting and Bishop David Lai of Taiwan during a meeting in November 2006. ENS Photo/Matthew Davies

[Episcopal News Service] K. H. Ting, an Anglican bishop prior to China’s Cultural Revolution and a pioneer in the country’s post-denominational era, died...

October 3, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] A memorial service will be held Oct. 5 for the Rev. Terry Parsons, former program officer for stewardship for the Episcopal Church from 1996 to 2008, who died Oct. 3 in Bay City, Michigan.

Parsons, 65, was vicar of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Bay City at the...

August 9, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] James E. Solheim – the Episcopal Church’s news director in an era bookended by the election of Anglicanism’s first female bishop and the ordination of its first openly gay bishop – died August 8 after several weeks’ hospitalization. A resident of Trenton, New Jersey,...

July 4, 2012

Maria Cueto in a 1975 ENS file photo.

[Diocese of Los Angeles] Maria Cueto, a former Episcopal Church staff member who was once imprisoned for refusing to cooperating in an FBI probe of church activities, has died.

Cueto was also a longtime lay leader in social services and...

May 23, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Canon Leonel Mitchell, whose words echo at every Baptism held in an Episcopal church, died May 23 after a short illness.

Mitchell, 81, drafted the Thanksgiving over the Water prayer for the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, restoring what one commentator...

May 13, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Burgess Carr, a Liberian-born priest who in the late 1980s served as the Episcopal Church’s partnership officer for Africa and who for seven years in the 1970s headed the All Africa Council of Churches (AACC), died May 14 in his sleep, according to an...

May 10, 2012

The Rev. Canon Thomas Wilson Stearly Logan, Sr.

[Episcopal News Service] Services will be held May 11 and 12 for the Rev. Canon Thomas Wilson Stearly Logan, Sr., 100, associate priest of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, Philadelphia, who died May 2.

The eldest serving...

April 8, 2012

Story updated April 11 to reflect change in committal service.

[Episcopal News Service] A funeral service was held April 9 at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church for the Rev. James Corner Fenhagen, 82, who died at Tidelands Community Hospice in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, on...

January 22, 2012

This portrait of Gerre Hancock hangs in the Saint Thomas Choir School. Photo/St. Thomas Church

[St. Thomas Episcopal Church - New York] Dearly Beloved in Christ,

Dr. Gerre Edward Hancock, our distinguished and beloved Organist and Master of Choristers...

January 9, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Second Diocese of Fort Worth Bishop Clarence Pope died in his sleep Jan. 8 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Pope, 81, will be buried from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Baton Rouge, on Jan. 12. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., with a Requiem Mass to begin at 11 a.m....