Breakfast with the Bishop
“In the Diocese of Chicago, we’re in the transformation business,” says Bishop Lee. “We really are in the business in the church of changing people’s lives in Christ.”
Join the bishop for breakfast and conversation about the ministry of the diocese and the work to which God is calling us. To RSVP, please email Associate for Resource Development Shay Craig at email@example.com or call her at 312.751.3576.
Before attending a breakfast, you are encouraged to view a video from Bishop Lee in which he shares his thoughts on "what a diocese is for."
Saturday, October 22, 8:30-10:30 am, Nuestra Senora, Waukegan (Spanish translation available)
Saturday, December 3, 8:30-10:30 am, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Chicago
Yvette Flunder to Speak at Convention
Presiding Bishop Yvette Flunder of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries has had a few things on her mind lately, and she is planning on sharing her concerns with the Diocese of Chicago when she gives the keynote speech at its annual convention on November 18-19 at the Westin hotel in Lombard.
Racial Justice Resources
In the wake of protests around the country following the death of unarmed black people during encounters with police, we've posted sermons, essays, and links to books, articles, videos and reading lists about racial justice.
Holy Land Pilgrimage with Bishop Lee
In early September, Bishop Jeffrey D. Lee announced that he and the Very Rev. Dominic Barrington, dean of St. James Cathedral, will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from May 9-20, 2017. The trip will include visits to the Sea of Galilee, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and other sites of Jesus' earthly ministry.
Responding to South Sudan
Clashes between political factions in South Sudan, which erupted in early July, have continued to worsen. Nearly 60,000 people have fled the country, most seeking refuge in Uganda, and the United Nations estimates that 40,000 people have been internally displaced by the latest violence. Learn how the Episcopal Church is responding.