Diocese of Quincy

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April 6, 2009

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori's visit to the Diocese of Quincy April 4 and 5 brought with it ties to the larger church and meaningful symbolism that gave the diocese a big emotional boost. Not only did Jefferts Schori bring the prayers and support of Episcopalians she represents in...

April 5, 2009

I had a challenging trip here on Friday. I went to the airport in

New York in plenty of time, and when I went to the counter to check my bag, the agent told me my flight was delayed more than an hour. I knew I only had an hour to connect in Detroit. There weren’t any...

April 4, 2009

Episcopal Diocese of Quincy Reorganizing Synod, Morning Prayer April 4, 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr. St. Paul’s Cathedral, Peoria, IL, 10 am

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop The Episcopal Church

In a few minutes, we’re going to pray:  Almighty God, by the...

April 4, 2009

Deputies to a special synod meeting of the Episcopal Diocese of Quincy acted with dispatch on Saturday, April 4 as they quickly and unanimously elected new leadership, approved a diocesan budget and elected a provisional bishop. The actions were necessary after a majority of deputies at the...

April 4, 2009

In a few minutes, we’re going to pray: Almighty God, by the hand of Moses your servant you led your people out of slavery and made them free at last: Grant that your Church, following the example of your prophet Martin Luther King, may resist oppression in the name of your...

February 26, 2009

A newly appointed steering committee, representing persons in the Diocese of Quincy who want to remain in the Episcopal Church, has met with the Presiding Bishop in New York, welcomed a bishop as consultant, and released a vision statement and immediate goals for the reorganizing diocese.

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December 4, 2008

Members of the congregation of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in Peoria, Illinois at a meeting on December 4 voted 181 to 35 to remain in the Episcopal Church. The decision follows a meeting November 7 of the annual synod of the Diocese of Quincy at which a majority of delegates voted to leave...

December 2, 2008

Members of the Diocese of Quincy who want to remain loyal to the Episcopal Church will meet on December 13 to take the first formal steps to reorganize and reconstitute the diocese. Attendees plan to organize a steering committee to guide the process and lay the groundwork for a special synod...

November 7, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said November 8 that the church “laments the departure from the Episcopal Church of some individuals in southern Illinois" after members of the Diocese of Quincy voted on November 7 to leave the Episcopal Church and realign under the jurisdiction of...

November 6, 2008

A majority of delegates to the 131st annual synod of the Diocese of Quincy voted on November 7 to leave the Episcopal Church and realign the diocese under the jurisdiction of the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone, which covers the southern portion of South America.

The action was...

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