Diocese of East Tennessee

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February 11, 2011

The Rev. George D. Young, III, was elected on Feb. 12 as fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church.

Young, 55, rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church...

November 10, 2010

Four priests, all from outside of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee, have been chosen to stand for election as the Knoxville-based diocese's fourth bishop.

The four are:

the Rev. Frank Crumbaugh III, 57, rector, Holy Innocents' Church, Beach Haven, New Jersey (Diocese of New...

September 19, 2010

Honduran sixth-graders Esther and Ingrid traveled more than 1,500 miles to Knoxville, Tennessee, recently -- one stop on their journey through five U.S. states as representatives of Osman Hope.

We came "to enjoy the adventure and to thank all the people who help us," Esther said.

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October 19, 2009

Bishop Charles G. vonRosenberg of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee has announced his plans to retire in early 2011, and has asked that a search for his successor begin.

VonRosenberg, who celebrated his 10th anniversary as bishop of the diocese in 2009, will be 63 and will have...

August 19, 2009

A discussion guide for churches regarding healthcare coverage for all is available on the web site of the Diocese of East Tennessee. The guide, created in conjunction with resolution C071, "Healthcare Coverage for All," adopted by the 2009 General Convention of the Episcopal Church, encourages...

January 30, 2008

The 24th annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee January 25-26 created a new canon governing the election of a bishop and approved a budget which for the third year designates both 0.7 percent of revenue toward helping to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and full...

May 21, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee has compiled widely available resources into a new disaster preparedness and response manual, which is being distributed to the diocese's 50 parishes and worshiping communities.

 

The manual is also being made available to Episcopal and...

October 19, 2004

A commission formed by the Most Rev. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, to study how churches within the Anglican Communion around the world relate to one another has released its report. The Windsor Report released today, Oct. 18, details the commission’s findings following a year of...

April 8, 2004

Discover, respond, honor, affirm, involve, equip, support, empower, grow, thrive, transform. Shared ministry. Mutual ministry. Ministry of all the baptized.

Powerful phrases and positive terms glowed like jewels through the energized discussion and frequent laughter at a conference...

February 26, 2004

The Diocese of East Tennessee gathered in Johnson City February 6-7 in a spirit of listening and cooperation for the 20th Annual Convention, supported by a convention design set in the context of the Eucharist and a theme of "Unity, Constancy and Peace."

From Friday's prayer following...

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