A LETTER FROM BISHOP JEFFREY D. LEE TO RETIRED CLERGY, CLERGY IN SPECIALIZED MINISTRIES AND CLERGY IN SECULAR EMPLOYMENT WHO ARE CANONICALLY RESIDENT IN THE DIOCESE OF CHICAGO
My dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:
Attached you will find a form (in word format or pdf format) for the purpose of reporting your activities as canonically resident clergy in the Diocese of Chicago for the year 2015.
Bishop Jeffrey Lee will ordain Emily Williams Guffey to the sacred order of priests on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11 am at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Chicago. The Rev. Beth Taylor, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, Royal Oak, Michigan, will preach.
A Renewal of Ministry with the Welcoming of The Rev. Courtlyn G. Williams as 11th Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Highland Park will be held Tuesday December 8th at 7 p.m. The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, 12th Bishop of the Diocese of Chicago, will preside and The Very Rev. Dr. Gary R. Hall, 10th Dean ofWashingtonNational Cathedral will preach. Reception to follow in Wolcott Hall. Clergy are invited to vest and process (festal color is white).
For clergy who weren't able to attend Clergy Conference earlier this week -- or for those who would like to revisit the material -- we have are pleased to share Bishop Lee's sermon, "Baptism Head First" and links to the slides presented by the Rev. Mark A. McIntosh on "Mystical Ministry."
A Celebration of New Ministry to welcome the Rev. Natalie Kirk will be held at St. Barnabas, Glen Ellyn on December 11. More details to come.