Diocese of Southern Ohio

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October 8, 2009

When Michael Schut was doing graduate studies in environmental science, he was the only identified Christian in the program.

"Others saw the Christian view as bankrupt and homocentric, a cause of the problem," Schut, the Episcopal Church's associate program officer for economic and...

June 19, 2009

Sister and friends gathered in the chapel of the Community of the Transfiguration, Cincinnati, Ohio, on June 18 to celebrate Sister Priscilla Jean Wright's forty-five years of service in the diaconate. She is believed to be the last deaconess in the United States serving as a deacon today. Her...

June 7, 2009

In a jointly written opinion column, the state of Ohio's Episcopal bishops last week urged state officials to raise taxes rather than cut social services at a time when more than 10 percent of its citizens are unemployed.

"We urge our state government and our fellow citizens to balance...

November 14, 2008

Guided by the theme, "The World in Christ," delegates to the 134th Convention of the Diocese of Southern Ohio spent November 7-8 exploring how to make the love of Christ known to the world.

 

In addition to the traditional actions of convention -- from passing resolutions and the...

October 22, 2008

More than two years ago, Columbus, Ohio, was the site of the historic election of Katharine Jefferts Schori as the 26th Presiding Bishop -- and the first female leader of a major denomination in the world. She returned to Columbus October 7-8 to receive an honorary doctorate of divinity from...

June 11, 2008

[Episcopal Retirement Homes] Episcopal Retirement Homes (ERH), an organization affiliated with the Diocese of Southern Ohio, broke ground on June 10 for Deupree Cottages, a $7 million, 2.1-acre development in the Hyde Park/Oakley area of Cincinnati.

The Right Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal,...

May 29, 2008

A unique opportunity to reach out to the homeless occurred recently at Calvary Church in Cincinnati.

Choir member David Dreith and the Rev. Jason Leo, Calvary's rector, engaged in a friendly competition of scavenging clothes that had been discarded on the streets or sidewalks of...

December 30, 2007

When the Ohio State Buckeyes take on the Louisiana State University Tigers at the BCS National Championship Game on January 7, more than bragging rights are on the line. The Episcopal dioceses of Southern Ohio and Louisiana have found a way to make sure everyone comes out a winner -- regardless...

November 15, 2007

In his first convention as bishop, the Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal invited the delegates of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio's 133rd Convention to "listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches." The agenda and structure of the Convention, which met November 9-10 in Dayton, Ohio...

October 14, 2007

Lisa Tippitt found the stepping stone she needed to earn a bachelor's degree and for her family to purchase their first home. Tippitt's family is one of more than 200 under-housed families who have gained the financial grounding they needed to purchase a home, all through a single church's...

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