Diocese of Fond du Lac

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October 22, 2019

By: Anne Peterson and the Rev. Ralph Osborne

Like most churches and dioceses, we have struggled with declining attendance and the need for new power and energy in our churches.  We have had hope for new involvement and new outreach.  In light of this, we have been praying and looking for how God is working in us...

October 17, 2019

As we prepare for Revival in the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac, learn more about the extraordinary people and ministries of the Church in northeastern Wisconsin by clicking the links below. How is God active and moving in your region?

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October 15, 2019

We asked folks from around the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac what they loved most about their faith communities. Here are a sample of the more common responses we received.

1.         I love the welcoming, helpful church family. We are a very small congregation, but with a...

January 18, 2016

[Diocese of Fond du Lac] The Primates (chief bishops) of the Anglican Communion met at Canterbury, England this past week. They discussed religiously motivated violence, the refugee crisis, the real-life impact of climate change, and evangelism. But the topic that has gotten the most public...

April 29, 2014

Members of the youth presence join Bishop Matthew Alan Gunter in a selfie during the post-liturgy celebration in Appleton, Wisconsin. Photo: Chad Moertl

[Diocese of Fond Du Lac] Matthew Alan Gunter was ordained and consecrated bishop of the Diocese of Fond du...

October 19, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac] The Rev. Matthew Alan Gunter was elected eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac at the 139th Annual Convention on Oct. 19.

Gunter, rector of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, was elected on the 2nd ballot out of a...

July 25, 2013

[Diocese of Fond du Lac] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Fond du Lac has announced July 26 a slate of 3 candidates for election as their next bishop. Your prayers are asked for the candidates, the diocese and for the working of the Holy Spirit through the electing process.

The...

April 23, 2013

[Diocese of Fond du Lac] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Fond du Lac has released information on its search process for the diocese’s eighth bishop. Information about the process, the diocese and forms for making nomination are available in the Diocesan Profile. Nominations are being...

October 29, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Russell Jacobus, seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac, has announced his intention to retire effective Oct. 31, 2013, according to a diocesan press release.

He made the announcement at the conclusion of the diocese’s 138th...

May 22, 2012

[Diocese of Fond du Lac] Following five years of dispute, the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac [centered in Appleton, Wisconsin] and the Village of Hobart have settled a matter of the assessment of taxes on the cemetery at Church of the Holy Apostles, Oneida. After assessment in 2007,...

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