Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast

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February 4, 2019

By: Joyce Landers, UTO Board Vice President, Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast

“Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel.” Luke 2:29-32

During the past two...

July 29, 2015

[Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast press release] The Rt. Rev. J. Russell Kendrick was ordained and consecrated as the fourth bishop of the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, at the Mobile Civic Center Expo Hall. More than 1,500 people attended the...

June 4, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Registrar of General Convention the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe have notified the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast that Bishop-Elect James “Russell” Kendrick has...

February 24, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast] The Rev. James Russell Kendrick, rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Birmingham, Alabama, was elected as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast on Feb. 21, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops...

December 4, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast has announced a slate of four nominees to stand for election as bishop of the diocese. The nominees were presented to the Standing Committee by the Bishop Search Committee on...

August 4, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of the Central Gulf Bishop Philip M. Duncan II has announced that he plans to retire two years from now and has called for the election of his successor.

Duncan has served the Pensacola, Florida-based diocese as its third bishop since May 2001. He turns...

August 26, 2010

If you live on the Gulf Coast, says the Very Rev. James "Bo" Roberts, it's not a question of whether a natural disaster will strike, but rather when the next one will come.

Roberts knows what he's taking about. He is the rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Gulfport, Mississippi, one...

August 16, 2010

For those who live on the Gulf Coast, it's not a question of whether a natural disaster will strike, but rather when the next one will come, says the Very Rev. James "Bo" Roberts, rector of St. Mark's Church in Gulfport, Mississippi, one of six churches in the Diocese of Mississippi that...

June 2, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development is working closely with Episcopal Community Services of Louisiana and their partner Bayou Grace Community Services to reach affected coastal communities in Louisiana's five-bayou Terrebonne Parish, southwest of New Orleans.

"We're working to leverage...

August 27, 2009

Four years after hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast and one year after Gustav and Ike wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean before slamming into Texas, the storms' impact is still being felt.

"That old normal of being the Episcopal Church with our doors locked,...

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