Diocese of Alaska

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March 1, 2010

The Rev. Dr. Greg Kimura, president and chief executive officer of the Alaska Humanities Forum, has been added to the slate of bishop nominees for the Diocese of Alaska.

Daniel Hall said the diocesan bishop search committee had certified the petition nominations of Kimura, bringing to...

January 11, 2010

The Episcopal Diocese of Alaska has chosen four priests to stand for election as its next bishop.

The candidates are:

• The Rev. Canon Virginia Doctor, canon to the ordinary, Diocese of Alaska, and assisting vicar, St. James' Mission, Tanana. • The Very Rev. Mark Lattime, rector...

November 9, 2009

The Ven. Anna Frank, archdeacon of the Interior for the Episcopal Diocese of Alaska, was awarded the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) President's Award for Public Service for her years of public service and prison outreach ministry.

Frank described the ministry to hundreds of delegates...

May 14, 2009

Disaster-weary Alaskans on May 14 began clean-up efforts in some areas and kept a watchful eye on others, hoping floodwaters threatening three Episcopal villages would recede.

Diocesan officials, who had yet to receive damage assessments because of the sheer geographic size of affected...

May 12, 2009

Some residents of remote Alaskan areas were evacuated to safety May 12 after the state's worst flooding in decades heaved ice blocks the size of houses onto land, completely destroying one village, including an Episcopal Church..

On Tuesday, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Fairbanks...

April 30, 2009

Three years after fire destroyed historic Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Juneau, Alaska, the congregation is eager to return home from their "location in exile."

"Excitement is building. We are shooting for July 1 occupancy of worship space, but we don't expect to move into our offices...

February 3, 2009

The Rt. Rev. Rustin R. Kimsey, who became assisting bishop of the Diocese of Alaska on February 1, said he is "humbled by the privilege of serving" a third diocese as bishop.

In an open letter dated January 6 and posted on the diocesan website, diocesan standing committee president the...

January 22, 2007

Telling the arsonist who started a fire that destroyed historic Church of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Juneau that "none of us wants to be known by the worse thing we've ever done, and we do not want that for you," the Rev. George Silides told Robert Huber that the parish...

January 3, 2007

Mark L. MacDonald, the seventh Episcopal bishop of the Diocese of Alaska, hopes that his new ministry as the Anglican Church of Canada's first National Indigenous Bishop will both transform the way people think about the church and move Anglicans into deeper communion with each other.

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April 30, 2005

Haunted by the fact that 900 Alaskans are imprisoned in Arizona, the Diocese of Alaska sponsored a contingent of inmates’ family members to visit Arizona recently. Ten Alaskans made the journey with hope, trepidation and cartons of moose meat, salmon strips and muktuk.

“I will forever...

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