Diocese of North Carolina


February 13, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Retired Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Suffragan Huntington Williams, Jr., died Jan. 28.

A requiem Eucharist was held at Christ Church, Charlotte. Williams, 87, was buried at St. Peter’s Church, also in Charlotte.

Williams served as bishop suffragan from...

January 24, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina] The Rev. Anne Hodges-Copple was elected Jan. 25 as bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, pending the required consents.

Hodges-Copple, rector St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Durham, was elected on the  fourth ballot out of a field...

December 11, 2012

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, built in 1891 in Germanton, North Carolina. Photo/Thomas Fisher

[Episcopal News Service, Chapel Hill, North Carolina] The Episcopal Church of the Advocate‘s new chapel is 112 years older than the congregation itself, and was originally built about 100...

November 1, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina] The Nominating Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina Nov. 1 announced five nominees to stand for election as the diocese’s sixth bishop suffragan.

The nominees are:

The Rev. Susan Buchanan, rector, Christ Episcopal Church...

October 19, 2012

Urban Ministries of Durham has a long history in the downtown Durham community, and it’s intricately linked to Jubilee Ministry.

With leadership from area faith communities, including Episcopal churches, the Urban Ministries Center was founded in 1983 as a host site for area service...

July 7, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The following sermon was presented today at the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, meeting in Indianapolis IN through July 12.

A Sermon Preached at the 77th General Convention of The Episcopal Church


May 11, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina] The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina is now accepting names in its search for a Bishop Suffragan. The Diocese will receive names through May 31, 2012. Anyone may nominate a candidate, and self-nominations are permitted. Completed application...

May 9, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese North Carolina] North Carolina voters have spoken, passing an amendment to the state constitution – called Amendment One – which allows that “marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be recognized by the state.” I, and many...

April 24, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina] The three diocesan bishops of the Episcopal Church in North Carolina on April 19  issued a letter to Episcopal clergy across the state outlining their opposition  to Amendment One.

Amendment One, also known as the “marriage amendment,” is a...

April 25, 2011

Over time, any story, even the Easter story, can be worn smooth. Told and retold, over 2,000 years or just a lifetime, a story becomes familiar. What gets lost in the retelling, even with the Paschal mystery, is wonder of the unexpected.

This Easter season, one small church in North...