23rd Annual Polly Bond Awards

April 30, 2003

The following Polly Bond awards were presented at the Episcopal Communicators Conference in Los Angeles, April 23-26.

NATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Editorial and Commentary

Award of Excellence: Donald Light, writer; Nan Cobbey, editor, for "Where are the health-care advocates? Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Feature Article

Award of Excellence: Nan Cobbey, writer, for "Conflict as opportunity." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Award of Merit: Dan England, writer; Jerrold Hames, editor, for "What is this thing called 20/20?" Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Honorable Mention: Amy Babcock, writer; Craig W. Stapert, editor, for "Key Change." Cathedral Age. Washington National Cathedral.

Honorable Mention: James Solheim, writer, for "Diocese of Mass. bids farewell to Barbara Harris." Episcopal News Service.

News Story

Award of Excellence: Ed Stannard, writer; Nathan Brockman, managing editor, for "Anniversary Day at St. Paul's Chapel." Trinity News. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

Award of Merit: Marie Panton, writer, for "Young adults stretch healing hands across nation." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Interview

Award of Excellence: Ed Stannard, writer; Jerrold Hames, editor, for "The Word holds us in its grasp." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Award of Merit: The Rev. Jan Nunley, writer, for "‘Religion is not the problem, extremism is': An exclusive ENS interview with Archbishop of Canterbury George L. Carey." Episcopal News Service.

Honorable Mention: Craig W. Stapert, editor, for "Covenant and Conversation." Cathedral Age. Washington National Cathedral.

Honorable Mention: Nathan Brockman, writer; John Allen, editor, for "Meet the Johnny Appleseed of church building." Trinity News. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

In-depth Coverage of a Current Issue or Series

Award of Excellence: Jerrold Hames, writer; Dick Snyder, writer; Bill Nutt, writer, for "Fishing with a new Net." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Award of Merit: Nathan Brockman, managing editor; John Allen, editor; Sally Cook Parsons, writer, for "Spiritual Formation Summit." Trinity News. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

Award of Merit: Craig W. Stapert, editor, for "Embracing the Spirit." Cathedral Age. Washington National Cathedral.

Honorable Mention: Nan Cobbey, writer, for "The Lord is moving here." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Devotional/Inspirational Column

Award of Excellence: Robin Hodson, writer, for "Faith remains whole." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Headlines

Award of Merit: Jerrold Hames, writer, for "Take your soul on vacation: Trips to suit all styles deepen the spiritual life." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Layout

Award of Excellence: Amy Babcock, writer; Craig W. Stapert, editor, for "A Given Day." Cathedral Age. Washington National Cathedral.

Award of Merit: Jerry Fargo, designer, for "Containers for the transcendent." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Honorable Mention: Tina Meyerhoff, designer; Leo Sorel, photographer, for "A day of hope and healing." Trinity News. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

Critical Review

Award of Excellence: Craig W. Stapert, editor, for "Readers Corner." Cathedral Age. Washington National Cathedral.

Front Page

Award of Excellence: Mark Tremitiere, designer; Lynn Brewster, consulting designer; John Allen, photographer, for "Winter 2002 issue." Trinity News. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

Award of Merit: Jerry Fargo, designer, for "May 2002 issue." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

General Excellence

Award of Excellence: Craig W. Stapert, editor, for "Cathedral Age." Cathedral Age. Washington National Cathedral.

Award of Merit: Jerrold Hames, editor, for "Episcopal Life." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Honorable Mention: John Allen, editor, for "Trinity News." Trinity News. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

PUBLICATIONS, ABOVE 12,000 CIRCULATION

Editorial and Commentary

Award of Excellence: The Rev. Steven Bonsey, writer; Tracy J. Sukraw, editor, for "Redeeming the day." The Episcopal Times. Diocese of Massachusetts.

Award of Merit: Charlotte Vowan, writer, for "Singles ministry is not a social hour." Esprit. Episcopal Diocese of Dallas.

Honorable Mention: The Rev. Fletcher Harper, writer, for "Intelligent Design." The Voice. Diocese of Newark.

Feature Article

Award of Excellence: The Rev. Canon E. T. Malone, Jr., writer and editor; Joel Kilby, photographer, for "Identified since 1870 as a ‘Black' church, St. Luke's, Tarboro, leaps bravely into new day." The Communicant. Diocese of North Carolina.

Award of Merit: Joel Kilby, writer and photographer, for "Harping on ecology." The Communicant. Diocese of North Carolina.

Honorable Mention: Tracy J. Sukraw, writer and editor, for "Nantucket knitters cover their community with mantles of healing." The Episcopal Times. Diocese of Massachusetts.

News Story

Award of Excellence: Neva Rae Fox, writer; Herb Katz, writer, for "Early morning fire guts cathedral gift shop." Episcopal New Yorker. Diocese of New York.

Award of Merit: Jim Goodson, editor, for "Visitor-friendly: Incarnation adjusts to a changing neighborhood." Esprit. Diocese of Dallas.

Honorable Mention: Bob Musko, writer and editor, for "‘Hands in Healing' group touches Newark listeners." The Voice. Diocese of Newark.

Honorable Mention: David Skidmore, writer and editor, for "Chicago's religious leaders back mandatory reporting." Anglican Advance. Diocese of Chicago.

Interview

Award of Excellence: Shelley Barre, writer; Mary W. Cox, editor, for "Ministry in a resort town: An interview with Fr. Paul Rasmus." The Net. Diocese of Southeast Florida.

Award of Merit: Tracy J. Sukraw, writer and editor, for "Teacher of the Year brings history's life lessons to classroom." The Episcopal Times. Diocese of Massachusetts.

Award of Merit: Virginia Barrett Barker, writer and photographer, for "Archbishop Eames sees positive signs about the way forward." The Diocesan. Diocese of Florida.

In-Depth Coverage of a Current Issue or Series

Award of Excellence: Robert Williams, editor; Janet Kawamoto, managing editor, for "Hands in Healing." The Episcopal News. Diocese of Los Angeles.

Award of Merit: Herb Gunn, writer and editor, for "Prayer," The Record. Diocese of Michigan.

Honorable Mention: Karen D. Bota, writer; Herb Gunn, editor, for "Episcopalians, the rosary and prayer." The Record. Diocese of Michigan.

Humor: Written or Graphic

Award of Excellence: Jerry Johnson, writer, for "Why I don't attend football games." Esprit. Diocese of Dallas.

Honorable Mention: Virginia Barrett Barker, writer and photographer, for "Where's Waldo? ‘Out' in the ‘Out' box!" The Diocesan. Diocese of Florida.

Theological Reflection

Award of Excellence: The Rev. Clair McPherson, writer; The Rev. Carole Johannsen, writer; Michael Quinn, writer, for "The Church Year." The Episcopal New Yorker. Diocese of New York.

Award of Merit: Peggy Van Antwerp Hill, editor, for "Evangelism ... in my own words." Crosswalk. Diocese of Upper South Carolina.

Award of Merit: Bishop James M. Stanton, writer, for "Common Prayer," "Salt of the Earth," and "God's Faithfulness." Esprit. Diocese of Dallas.

Honorable Mention: The Rev. Elizabeth Kaeton, writer, for "Silence, conspiracy and lies." The Voice. Diocese of Newark.

Devotional/Inspirational Column

Award of Excellence: Helen Price Walters, writer, for "A final call." Esprit. Diocese of Dallas.

Award of Merit: Meg Cave, editor; The Rev. David Anderson, writer, for "The secret storm." The Pennsylvania Episcopalian. Diocese of Pennsylvania.

Honorable Mention: Susan Barksdale, editor; Michael Lawyer, writer, for "O Taste and See." Soundings. Diocese of Minnesota.

Headlines

Award of Excellence: Joel Kilby, designer, for "Harping on Ecology." The Communicant. Diocese of North Carolina.

Award of Merit: Bishop John P. Croneberger, writer; Bob Musko, writer and editor, for "Reconciliation: on my bumper-sticker, or in my heart?" The Voice. Diocese of Newark.

Layout

Award of Excellence: Carla Max, designer, for "The 3 R's of Summer..." Colorado Episcopalian. Diocese of Colorado.

Award of Merit: Dan Clifford, layout and design editor; Mary W. Cox, editor, for "Youth page." The Net. Diocese of Southeast Florida.

Honorable Mention: Joel Kilby, designer; The Rev. Canon E. T. Malone, Jr., editor, for "Harping on Ecology." The Communicant. Diocese of North Carolina.

Creative Treatment of a Routine Subject

Award of Excellence: David Skidmore, writer and editor, for "Diocesan Convention." Anglican Advance. Diocese of Chicago.

Award of Merit: Susan Barksdale, editor, for "Examining our priorities." Soundings. Diocese of Minnesota.

Critical Review

Award of Excellence: Jane Porter, writer; Steve Orthwein, writer, for "Reel Theology." Esprit. Episcopal Diocese of Dallas.

Honorable Mention: Anthony Monti, Ph.D., writer, for "New book is readable, informative about ‘last things'." The Voice. Diocese of Newark.

Honorable Mention: The Rev. Dr. Clair McPherson, writer and editor, for "Not by Books Alone." Episcopal New Yorker. Diocese of New York.

Front Page

Award of Excellence: Mary Beth Diss, editor and designer, for "November/December 2002 issue." Episcopal New Yorker. Diocese of New York.

Award of Merit: Robert Williams, editor; Janet Kawamoto, managing editor, for "Aug./Sept. 2002 issue." The Episcopal News. Diocese of Los Angeles.

Honorable Mention: Tracy J. Sukraw, editor, photographer and designer, for "October 2002 issue." The Episcopal Times. Diocese of Massachusetts.

Honorable Mention: Bob Musko, editor, for "April 2002 issue." The Voice. Diocese of Newark.

General Excellence

Award of Excellence: David Skidmore, editor, for "Anglican Advance." Anglican Advance. Diocese of Chicago.

Award of Merit: The Rev. Canon E. T. Malone, Jr., editor; Joel Kilby, designer, for "The Communicant." The Communicant. Diocese of North Carolina.

Honorable Mention: Richelle Thompson, editor, for "Interchange." Interchange. Diocese of Southern Ohio.

Honorable Mention: Robert Williams, editor; Janet Kawamoto, managing editor, for "The Episcopal News." The Episcopal News. Diocese of Los Angeles.

PUBLICATIONS BELOW 12,000 CIRCULATION

Editorial and Commentary

Award of Excellence: Cate McMahon, editor, for "Commentary from the Editor." New Hampshire Episcopal News. Diocese of New Hampshire.

Award of Merit: Bishop Paul V. Marshall, writer; Bill Lewellis, editor, for "Healthy churches draw clear boundaries." Diocesan Life. Diocese of Bethlehem.

Honorable Mention: The Rev. William C. Morris, writer, for "Perspective: Trials and temptations--militant Islam and post-millenial Christianity." Churchwork. Diocese of Louisiana.

Honorable Mention: The Rev. David Somerville, writer; Marcia McRae, editor, for "The waiting bicycle on Fulton Street--Reflections on the year since last Sept. 11." The Episcopal Church in Georgia. Diocese of Georgia.

Feature Article

Award of Excellence: Melodie B. Woerman, writer and editor, for "Saving lives: stem cell transplants offer hope where little exists." Plenteous Harvest. Diocese of Kansas.

Award of Merit: The Rev. Dr. Mike Jenkins, writer, for "Seeing the face of Christ." Highland Episcopalian. Diocese of Western North Carolina.

Honorable Mention: Carolyn Metzler, writer; Heidi Shott, editor, for "Lifting high the Cross: A journey to Good Friday." The Northeast. Diocese of Maine.

Honorable Mention: Robert Brown, writer, for "An Episcopal presence is their lasting gift." Interim. Diocese of Missouri.

News Story

Award of Excellence: Jim DeLa, writer, for "Tampa parish endures highs, lows." The Southern Cross. Diocese of Southwest Florida.

Award of Merit: Rebecca Williamson, writer, editor and photographer, for "No room at the inn--St. Albans' continues to fight for the homeless." Church Times. Diocese of San Diego.

Honorable Mention: Marjorie E. George, writer and editor, for "Mud, sweat and tears." The Church News. Diocese of West Texas.

Honorable Mention: Heidi Shott, writer and editor, for "Episcopal education gains momentum." The Northeast. Diocese of Maine.

Interview

Award of Merit: Melodie B. Woerman, writer, editor and photographer, for "An interview with Bishop Smalley." Plenteous Harvest. Diocese of Kansas.

Honorable Mention: H. Eugene Willard, writer and editor, for "Gary Smith ordained at St. Mary's, Ashville." Highland Episcopalian. Diocese of Western North Carolina.

In-Depth Coverage of a Current Issue or Series

Award of Excellence: The Rev. Daniel J. Webster, editor, for "War, peace and the church." Diocesan Dialogue. Diocese of Utah.

Award of Merit: Janis Higginbotham, writer and editor, for "Outreach." The Mission Bell. Diocese of El Camino Real.

Honorable Mention: Jim DeLa, writer, for "Unlocking the past." The Southern Cross. Diocese of Southwest Florida.

Humor: Written or Graphic

Award of Excellence: Bob Horine, writer, for "Love Song: God, Prophets and George Clooney." Interchange. Diocese of Southern Ohio.

Award of Merit: Peter Kane, writer, for "God's Pledge." Living Water. Diocese of Rochester.

Honorable Mention: Heidi Shott, writer and editor, for "The Kingdom of Heaven is where the Fed-Ex lady tracks you down." The Northeast. Diocese of Maine.

Theological Reflection

Award of Excellence: Linda Malia, writer, for "Spiritually Speaking." Church Acts. Diocese of Western New York.

Award of Merit: The Rt. Rev. Stacy F. Sauls, writer and publisher; Kay Collier McLaughlin, Ph.D., editor, for "From the Bishop." The Advocate. Diocese of Lexington.

Honorable Mention: Bishop Paul V. Marshall, writer; Bill Lewellis, editor, for "Always and Everywhere." Diocesan Life. Diocese of Bethlehem.

Devotional/Inspirational Column

Award of Excellence: Arlene C. Pickard, editor, for "Yes, Lord, I believe." The Oregon Episcopal Church News. Diocese of Oregon.

Award of Merit: Marjorie E. George, writer and editor, for "From the Editor." The Church News. Diocese of West Texas.

Honorable Mention: Gina Logan, writer; Anne Clarke Brown, editor, for "Views from the Frontier." Mountain Echo. Diocese of Vermont.

Honorable Mention: The Rev. William C. Morris, writer, for "Viewpoint: Emmanuel, God with us, God for us." Churchwork. Diocese of Louisiana.

Headlines

Award of Excellence: Richelle Thompson, editor, for "On a wing and a prayer: Grandma sky dives for 80th birthday." Interchange. Diocese of Southern Ohio.

Award of Merit: The Rev. Elizabeth A. Walker, editor, for "Bishop Mike rises to new heights." The Dayspring. Diocese of West Virginia.

Honorable Mention: Suzanne Gill, writer and editor, for "Are you a tongue-tied evangelist?" Forward in Mission. Diocese of Fort Worth.

Layout

Award of Excellence: Richelle Thompson, editor, for "Congregations use novel approach to ministry fellowship." Interchange. Diocese of Southern Ohio.

Award of Merit: Robert Brown, designer; Jim Pfaff, photographer; Richard Banton, photographer, for "Pour out on him your princely spirit." Interim. Diocese of Missouri.

Honorable Mention: Jim DeLa, editor, for "From Russia with love." The Southern Cross. Diocese of Southwest Florida.

Creative Treatment of Routine Subject

Award of Excellence: Marjorie E. George, writer and editor, for "Mission and Ministry--The Annual Report." The Church News. Diocese of West Texas.

Award of Merit: Robert Brown, editor; Heidi Clark, writer, for "These were the Rockwell years." Interim. Diocese of Missouri.

Honorable Mention: Marcia McRae, writer, editor and designer, for "What If ... An ‘A-mazing' Advent Game." The Episcopal Church in Georgia. Diocese of Georgia.

Critical Review

Award of Excellence: The Rev. Dorothy Brown, writer; Marc Harshman, writer, for "Good Books." The Dayspring. Diocese of West Virginia.

Award of Merit: Frances Saus, writer; H. Eugene Willard, editor, for "‘Seeing for Ourselves' an engaging woman's view." Highland Episcopalian. Diocese of Wester North Carolina.

Honorable Mention: Cate McMahon, writer, for "ShortTakes: Books." New Hampshire Episcopal News. Diocese of New Hampshire.

Front Page

Award of Excellence: Kay Collier McLaughlin Ph.D., editor, for "January 2002 issue." The Advocate. Diocese of Lexington.

Award of Merit: Laurie Wozniak, designer, for "October 2002 issue." Church Acts. Diocese of Western New York.

Honorable Mention: Ann M. Ball, editor, for "December 2002 issue." Churchwork. Diocese of Louisiana.

General Excellence

Award of Excellence: The Rt. Rev. Carolyn Tanner Irish, publisher; The Rev. Daniel J. Webster, editor; Lisa Cook (The Bruno Group), designer, for "Diocesan Dialogue." Diocesan Dialogue. Diocese of Utah.

Award of Merit: Kay Collier McLaughlin, Ph.D., writer, editor, photographer and designer; Moss Vance, publication advisor; Cindy Centers, composition, for "The Advocate." The Advocate. Diocese of Lexington.

Award of Merit: Ann M. Ball, editor, for "Churchwork." Churchwork. Diocese of Louisiana.

Honorable Mention: Jim DeLa, editor, for "The Southern Cross." The Southern Cross. Diocese of Southwest Florida.

Honorable Mention: Marjorie E. George, editor, for "The Church News." The Church News. Diocese of West Texas.

NEWSLETTERS

Feature Article

Award of Excellence: Tom Betnell, writer; Susan Elliot, editor, for "The great gift of Compline." St. Columba's Newsletter. St. Columba's Church.

Award of Merit: Norman Carr, writer, photographer and designer, for "Striving for new heights." Hi-Lites. The Saint Francis Academy.

News Story

Award of Excellence: Norman Carr, writer and photographer, for "Northern Irish youth give peace a chance." Hi-Lites. The Saint Francis Academy.

Honorable Mention: Victoria Dawson, writer; Susan Elliott, editor, for "Meet a saint in the new resource center." St. Columba's Newsletter. St. Columba's Church.

Interview

Award of Excellence: Frank Ballard, editor; Emmet Gribbin, writer, "Joy and service hand in hand--Emmet Gribbin recalls that first Kanuga summer many years since." Kanuga News. Kanuga Conferences.

Honorable Mention: Susan Elliott, writer, for "Visiting has always played an important role for George Timberlake." St. Columba's Newsletter. St. Columba's Church.

Honorable Mention: Norman Carr, editor and designer, for "Where we've been, where we are." Hi-Lites. The Saint Francis Academy.

In-Depth Coverage of a Current Issue or Series

Award of Excellence: Norman Carr, writer, photographer and designer; Linda Lockhart, proofreader; Debbie Turner, proofreader, for "The power of play." Hi-Lites. The Saint Francis Academy.

Honorable Mention: Lindsay Hardin Freeman, editor, for "Christian formation for children." Vestry Papers. Cornerstone, a ministry of the Episcopal Church Foundation.

Theological Reflection

Award of Excellence: Jerome Berryman, writer; Lindsay Hardin Freeman, editor, for "To exorcise the ambivalence about children." Vestry Papers. Cornerstone, a ministry of the Episcopal Church Foundation.

Devotional/Inspirational Column

Award of Excellence: Judy Dodge, writer; Susan Elliott, editor, for "Thanksgiving from a new grandmother." St. Columba's Newsletter. St. Columba's Church.

Award of Merit: The Rev. Mary Bredlau, writer; Deacon Daphne B. Noyes, editor, for "A day (and more) in the life ..." Chaplair. Assembly of Episcopal Healthcare Chaplains.

Award of Merit: Dick Kurth, writer; Lindsay Hardin Freeman, editor, for "When the waves are high." Vestry Papers. Cornerstone, a ministry of the Episcopal Church Foundation.

Headlines

Award of Excellence: Norman Carr, writer, for "New additions have kids climbing the walls." Hi-Lites. The Saint Francis Academy.

Layout

Award of Excellence: Norman Carr, writer, photographer and designer, for "Striving for new heights." Hi-Lites. The Saint Francis Academy.

Award of Merit: Susan Elliott, editor, for "Our Advent Poster is in its 7th Year." St. Columba's Newsletter. St. Columba's Church.

Creative Treatment of a Routine Subject

Award of Excellence: Dr. Albert S. Gooch, Jr., writer/editor; PhotoVision, graphic design, for "Here's a heartfelt thank you ... 2001 report on individual gifts." Kanuga News. Kanuga Conferences.

Honorable Mention: Norman Carr, writer, editor and designer, for "Farewell Fr. Rapp." Hi-Lites. The Saint Francis Academy.

Front Page

Award of Excellence: Norman Carr, writer, editor and designer, for "The power of play." Hi-Lites. The Saint Francis Academy.

Award of Merit: The Rev. Elizabeth A. Walker, editor and photographer, for "The Dayspring, January/February." The Dayspring. Diocese of West Virginia.

General Excellence

Award of Excellence: Norman Carr, writer, editor, photographer and designer, for "Hi-Lites." Hi-Lites. The Saint Francis Academy.

Award of Merit: Malaika Kamunanwire, editor; Meredith Lee, writer; Morehouse Communications Design Team, for "FaithWorks." FaithWorks. The Morehouse Group.

Honorable Mention: Lindsay Hardin Freeman, editor, for "Vestry Papers." Vestry Papers. Cornerstone, a ministry of the Episcopal Church Foundation.

Honorable Mention: Susan Elliott, editor, for "St. Columba's Newsletter." St. Columba's Newsletter. St. Columba's Church.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Single Photo

Award of Excellence: Donovan Marks, photographer; Craig W. Stapert, editor, for "Called in Righteousness." Cathedral Age. Washington National Cathedral.

Award of Merit: Meg Cave, editor/designer; Kevin Cashman, photographer, for "Health and Hope in Uganda." The Pennsylvania Episcopalian. Diocese of Pennsylvania

Honorable Mention: The Rev. Canon E. T. Malone, Jr., photographer, for "Showing his colors." The Communicant. Diocese of North Carolina.

Honorable Mention: John Allen, photographer; Nathan Brockman, managing editor, for "Desmond Tutu preaching." Trinity News. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

Entire Issue

Award of Excellence: Debra Lynn Davis, director of communications; Ansen Seale, photographer for "The Compass." The Compass. Diocese of West Texas.

Award of Merit: Mary W. Cox, editor and photographer; Dan Clifford, layout and design editor, for "The Net." The Net. Diocese of Southeast Florida.

Honorable Mention: Leo Sorel, photographer; John Allen, photographer; Nathan Brockman, managing editor, for "Trinity News." Trinity News. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

Original Graphics

Award of Excellence: Brian "Boo" Washington, artist; Kay Collier McLaughlin, Ph.D., editor; Lois Howard, writer, for "Godly play with adults: A story." The Advocate. Diocese of Lexington.

Award of Merit: Jerry Fargo, designer, for "Your money, your life." Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

Honorable Mention: Gray Hassman, designer, for "New masthead." Esprit. Diocese of Dallas.

Honorable Mention: Lynn Brewster, art director; George Byfield, designer; Mary Bloom, photographer, for "Trinity News cover, Spring 2002." Trinity News. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

INTERNET

Diocesan Web Site

Award of Excellence: Carolyn Lumbard, editor; Michael Tutine, designer; Richard Van Gaasbeck, programmer, for http://episcopalrochester.org/. Diocese of Rochester.

Award of Merit: Barbara Cameron Caum, webmaster; Bill Lewellis, communication minister, for www.diobeth.org. Diocese of Bethlehem.

Honorable Mention: Richard Peete, webmaster; David Skidmore, content manager, for www.epischicago.org. Diocese of Chicago.

Parish Web Site

Award of Excellence: David Trueblood, editor; Anne VanDusen, editor, for www.trinitychurchboston.org. Trinity Church Boston.

Award of Merit: Leta O'Steen, designer; Craig W. Stapert, manager, for www.nationalcathedral.org. Washington National Cathedral.

Honorable Mention: Nathan Brockman, managing editor; Mike Wu, technician; John Allen, editor; Bert Medley, consultant, for www.trinitywallstreet.org. Trinity Church, Wall Street, N.Y.

Agency Web Site

Award of Excellence: Nanette Ross, publisher; Joe Burns, for . The Episcopal Media Center.

Diocesan Webzine

Award of Excellence: Jim DeLa, editor/webmaster, for http://www.episcopalswfl.org/. Diocesan. Diocese of Southwest Florida.

National Webzine

Award of Excellence: Jerry Fargo, designer, for http://archive.episcopalchurch.org/elifearchives.htm. Episcopal Life. The Episcopal Church Center.

ELECTRONICS

Audio Tape

Award of Excellence: Nanette Ross, producer; The Rt. Rev. Frederick Houk Borsch, for The Magic Word. The Episcopal Media Center.

Computer Generated and Delivered Production

Award of Excellence: Alyson Thorn, production director; PhotoVision, photography and production, for Camp Kanuga Christmas CD. Kanuga Conferences.

Award of Merit: Bishop James M. Stanton, for "Living into our Strategic Plan." Diocese of Dallas.

DVD

Award of Excellence: The Rev. Jan Nunley, writer and photographer; Gary Watson, photographer, for "St. Philips, San Antonio." Episcopal Church Center.

Radio Broadcast

Award of Excellence: The Rev. Canon Louis C. Schueddig, for "Protestant Hour/Day One." Episcopal Media Center

Video*(additional information needed)

Award of Excellence: Nanette Ross, producer; The Rev. Canon Louis C. Schueddig, for "Christmas Eve at the Cathedral of St. Philip" Episcopal Media Center

Award of Excellence: Marceile Riddick, designer, for "Growing God's Vison." Diocese of Southern Virginia

Award of Merit: Robert Williams; The Rt. Rev. J. Jon Bruno, executive producer; Adam Soch, director, for "Hands in Healing." Diocese of Los Angeles

Award of Merit: Bert Medley, executive producer; Paul Brubaker, senior producer; Anthony Indelicato, editor; for "Spirit of St. Paul's." Trinity Television and New Media, Parish of Trinity Church, Wall Street, NY

Honorable Mention: The Rev. Canon Louis C. Schueddig, producer, for "Living with Money." Episcopal Media Center

SPECIALIZED PRINT

Brochures, Inserts and Pullouts

Award of Excellence, Diocese: Jason Smith, designer, for "Rochester brochure." Diocese of Rochester. Fathom Design Group, Harrisburg, PA.

Award of Merit, Diocese: Kitty Kawecki, writer and designer, for "Celebrating Creative Congregations." The Voice. Diocese of Newark.

Honorable Mention, Diocese: Olaf Ebert, designer; Peggy Van Antwerp Hill, director of communications, for "Great Gathering Registration Brochure." Diocese of Upper South Carolina.

Award of Excellence, Agency: Christina Couret, writer and editor; Laurel Rummel, designer, for "A Pattern for Success." St. Martin's Episcopal School.

Award of Merit, Agency: Malaika Kamunanwire, editor; Meredith Lee, writer; Corey Kent, designer (The Morehouse Group), for "Response to 911." Episcopal Relief and Development.

Award of Excellence, Parish: Craig W. Stapert, editor, for "Called in Righteousness." Washington National Cathedral.

Award of Merit, Parish: Molly Etheridge, "This Year at Christ Church." Christ Church, Winnetka, Ill.

Books

Award of Excellence: Nathan D. Baxter, writer; Craig W. Stapert, designer, for "Comfort and Challenge." Washington National Cathedral.

Award of Merit: Anne E. Kitch, writer; Debra Farrington, publisher; Brenda Klinger, designer, for "One Little Church Mouse." Morehouse Publishing.

Catalogues, Booklets, Calendars

Award of Excellence: Anne Van Dusen, publisher, for "@Trinity." Trinity Church Boston.

Award of Merit: Lynn Brewster, art director; Marc Tremitiere, designer, for "Trinity Grants Annual Report." Trinity Church, Wall Street, NY.

Honorable Mention: Molly Ethridge, editor, designer and publisher; Edward S. Prevost, rector, for "For unto us a child is born. Worship Program." Christ Church, Winnetka, Ill.

Folders, Flyers, Mailers, Posters for Church Audience

Award of Excellence: Nancy Fisher, writer; Bob Cooney, graphic design, for "Planning for Tomorrow direct mailer to spouses of active clergy." The Church Pension Group.

Award of Merit: Norman Carr, designer, for "Invitation." The Saint Francis Academy.

Award of Merit: Joel Kilby, photographer and designer, for "Theology poster." Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina.

Honorable Mention: Susan Elliott, designer; James Donalo, writer, for "Grace, Gratitude and Generosity mailer." St. Columba's Church.

Ads, Billboards, Posters for Secular Distribution

Award of Excellence: Sarah T. Moore, writer/editor and concept developer; Ken Morris, designer, for "Firefighter Poster." The School of Theology at the University of the South.

Award of Merit: Richelle Thompson, director of communications, for "Christmas Greetings, integrated marketing campaign." Diocese of Southern Ohio.

Honorable Mention: Malaika Kamunanwire, editor; Corey Kent, designer (The Morehouse Group), for "Episcopal Relief and Development poster." The Morehouse Group/Episcopal Relief and Development.

Honorable Mention: Lynn Brewster, art director; George Byfield, designer; Clark Jones, photographer, for "Out of the Dust" poster. Trinity Church, NY

Media Placement

Award of Excellence: Bill Lewellis, communication minister, for "Placement of Bishop's column." Diocese of Bethlehem.

Award of Merit: Laurie Wozniak, communications officer, for "Higher Purpose." Diocese of Western New York.

Honorable Mention: Jim Goodson, editor; Michael Summer, for "Bless you, God." Diocese of Dallas.

Outside the Box

Malaika Kamunanwire, editor; M.L. Ball, writer; Corey Kent, designer (The Morehouse Group), for "Planting Seeds of Hope - Episcopal Relief and Development Annual Report." Episcopal Relief and Development.

Sarah T. Moore, writer and editor; Ken Morris, designer, for "The School of Theology Viewbook." The School of Theology at the University of the South, Sewannee, Tenn.

The Church Pension Group (Nancy Fisher - creative director and Jay Sidebotham - cartoonist), for Excellence in Innovative Communications - Church Pension Group 2003 Wall Calendar

GOLDEN SHOESTRING AWARDS

Web Site, Diocesan: Janis Higginbotham, writer, editor and designer, for . Diocese of El Camino Real.

Web Site, Parish: Mary Sauer, writer, designer and publisher, for www.bright.net/~stphilip. St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Circleville, Ohio.

Diocesan Publication: Bruce DeGooyer, writer; Deborah Zacher, editor; Jacque Moore, proofreader; Mildred Williams, photographer; Aaron Maxey, photographer; James J. O'Brien, photographer; for "The Springfield Current." Diocese of Springfield, Illinois.

Layout and Photography: Kay Collier McLaughlin, Ph.D., editor, photographer and designer; George Meade; Linda Reeves; Molly Lovelock; The Rt. Rev. Stacy F. Sauls, publisher, for "The Advocate." Diocese of Lexington.

Diocesan Publication: Carlyle Gravely, editor; Ann Kellett, writer; Marceile Riddick, photographer; Joe Riddick, photographer; Mary Beth Highton, writer, for "The Jamestown Cross." Diocese of Southern Virginia.

Newsletter: Deacon Daphne B. Noyes, editor and designer, for "Chaplair." Assembly of Episcopal Healthcare Chaplains.

Capital Campaign Support: Virginia Barrett Barker, writer, editor, photographer and designer, for "The Capital Campaign appeal." The Diocesan. Diocese of Florida.

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