New Bishop's Staff Members Named

The Rev. Andrea Mysen has been called as associate for ministries. She will work collaboratively to support congregations, search committees and vestries through a broad range of activities including recruitment and leadership development.

Karin Gutierrez joins us as administrative assistant for Operations. Gutierrez is a familiar face and voice to those who visit St. James Commons, having served as morning receptionist since August 2012. Read more.

A Lenten Message and Resources from Bishop Lee


Read more to view a list of Lenten resources.

Riding with the Wind: A Fresh Start for St. George's Macomb

After almost five years marked by uncertainty and the physical and emotional loss that occurs when a congregation splits apart, members of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Macomb, feel a new wind blowing.

A 2014 Vitality Grant from the Diocese of Chicago has allowed them to move their services out of their rector’s home and into their own space. Read more.

A Win-Win for Everyone

In 2012 and 2013, the Diocese of Chicago and partners across Chicagoland held public processions from the Gold Coast to Stroger Hospital to remember young people who have died in Chicago's epidemic of violence. Thousands of people turned out for the events, called CROSSwalk.

After last year's procession, organizers began talking about how to convert participants' passion into lasting action on behalf of young people who are at risk for violence. Read more.

Places of Grace and Gladness


A new video tells the story of Places of Grace and Gladness, a campaign to support ministry across the Diocese of Chicago. Learn more about the campaign.


ECW Annual Meeting
Apr 24-27 | Four days of activities designed to explore the way God is revealed in an urban environment. Learn more and register online.

Prayer Vigil for South Sudan
April 27 | Diocesan-wide prayer vigil for peace in South Sudan at St. James Cathedral, 4 pm

Fierce Conversations Spring Workshop
Apr 30-May 1 | From 8:30 am - 4 pm at St. James Commons. Register online.

Analyzing Systemic Racism Workshop
May 8-10 | Presented by Crossroads Anti-racism Organizing and Training at Bexley Seabury

View a complete listing of upcoming diocesan events.