Clergy News

Death of Mrs. Theresa Lee

March 03, 2015

A memorial service was held for Mrs.Theresa Lee, the wife of Deacon Solomon Lee of One in Christ Church, Prospect Heights, on Friday, February 27. Bishop Allen Shin of the Diocese of New York, the nephew of Mrs. Lee, presided. 


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Death of Mrs. Juana "Jane" M. Dungo

March 03, 2015

Mrs. Jane M. Dungo, wife of Deacon Ben Dungo of Church of the Incarnation, died peacefully on February 26 following a determined six month recovery from a stroke. A combined funeral/memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 8 at 11 am at Church of the Incarnation. Read more. 

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Death of Caroline Margaret Bain

March 03, 2015

We are saddened to share the news that the Rev. Caroline Bain died on February 25. Caroline was a priest of this diocese since 1996 and served several congregations and touched many lives.

There will be a memorial service at St. Simon's Episcopal Church, Arlington Heights on Saturday, March 7 at 1 pm, with a reception to follow. Read more about Caroline here. 

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Jackie Lynn Named Executive Director of ElderCare Lake County

February 18, 2015

Christ Church Waukegan is thrilled to announce the hiring of the  Rev. Jackie Lynn as Executive Director of ElderCare@Christ Church. Jackie has devoted her professional career to non-profit management and community organizing, serving previously as the Ministries Associate and Deacon at St. James Cathedral and as the Executive Director of The National Episcopal Peace Fellowship. Jackie brings a wealth of experience in volunteer management, program expansion and fundraising to this ministry.

ElderCare@Christ Church began in 1998 as a service of Victory Memorial Hospital. Since 2004 ElderCare has been a ministry of Christ Church that helps adults over age 65 remain in their own home while being as healthy and independent as possible. ElderCare provides transportation to and from medical appointments at no cost to the care receiver. 97% of seniors served are low income, and 21% are over age 90. In addition, ElderCare volunteers may provide friendly visits and grocery shopping assistance. ElderCare serves anyone living in Northern Lake County, regardless of religious affiliation.  Learn more about ElderCare.

Category: Transitions

Shahar Weaver Ordination

January 21, 2015

The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee will ordain Shahar Caren Weaver to the sacred order of deacons on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7 pm at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Chicago. Clergy are invited to vest and process. Festal colors are white and gold and a reception will follow the service. Please RSVP by email or phone (773.268.1900). 

Category: Ordinations