Diocese of Wyoming

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August 21, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming] In February of 2014 the bishops of Kiteto, Leicester, Mount Kilimanjaro, Trichy-Tanjore, and Wyoming, met in Trichy-Tanjore, South India, to discuss existing links between their  dioceses and how they may go about furthering their relationships.

The Rt. Rev...

May 30, 2017

The Rev. Roxanne Jimerson-Friday became the first Native American woman from the Wind River Indian Reservation, in the state of Wyoming, ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church on May 26 by Bishop of Wyoming John S. Smylie. Photo: Diocese of Wyoming

[Diocese of Wyoming] On...

January 11, 2017

Jordan Dresser holds a photograph of Edith May Adams, a deacon who lived on the Wind River Reservation decades ago. Adams bought and bartered for cultural objects from Indians who needed food and other necessities. She later provided for the Diocese of Wyoming to hold her collection in...

August 1, 2010

The Rev. John Sheridan Smylie was consecrated as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming during a joyful ceremony July 31 at the Casper Events Center.

Hundreds of well-wishers, ecumenical and other guests celebrated the occasion, which represented "an icon of community working...

March 19, 2010

The Rev. John Sheridan Smylie was elected March 20 as the ninth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming, pending the required consents from a majority of the church's diocesan standing committees and bishops with jurisdiction.

Smylie, 57, rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in...

December 15, 2009

The Very Rev. Robert Neske, dean of St. Mark's Episcopal Pro-Cathedral in Hastings, Nebraska, has withdrawn from the Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming's bishop search process.

No reason was given by the search committee in the Dec. 12 posting to its website here.

The committee...

October 29, 2009

President Barack Obama signed hate crime legislation -- that for the first time includes gender and sexual orientation provisions -- into law Oct. 28 during a ceremony at the White House attended by Diocese of Wyoming Bishop Bruce Caldwell.

"To all the activists, all the organizers, all...

October 4, 2009

While delegates to the Diocese of Wyoming's convention registered October 1 in the soon-to-be-opened diocesan center in Casper, the Presiding Bishop and diocesan staff toured the work in progress.

Convention-goers were also given plastic hard hats and encouraged to tour the facilities,...

June 30, 2009

Episcopal mission groups visiting Honduras from Maryland and Wyoming have assured their dioceses of their safety after reports of clashes between police and protestors in the capital city Tegucigalpa following the military ouster of President Manuel Zelaya. A group of 13 youth missioners and...

March 19, 2009

Saying it wanted to "jumpstart the diocese," the Episcopal Foundation of Wyoming has made a major investment in mission. The Mustard Seed Mission was formally launched on January 6—the Day of Epiphany—as checks for $12,000 were sent to each of the Diocese of Wyoming's 46 congregations. "The...

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