Telling Our Stories

Bishop's Appeal Exceeds Goal in 2018

The 2018 Bishop’s Appeal campaign raised $183,303, exceeding its budget goal of $150,000 by more than 22 percent and posting an increase of more than $21,000 over 2017. The campaign was conducted during Eastertide and Advent.

Responding to Sexual Abuse in the Church: A Letter from Bishop Lee

Bishop Lee writes to the people of the diocese about revelations of child abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in Illinois and a three-year suspension of the canon law statute of limitations on reporting abuse in the Episcopal Church.

Crystal Plummer Named Director of Networking

Bishop Lee has named Crystal Plummer as director of networking, a position that serves on his executive team. She has served as acting director of networking since February 2017.

Dent Davidson Accepts New Post in New York City

Dent Davidson, associate for arts and liturgy on the bishop’s staff, will leave his position at on January 31 for a new job developing emerging liturgy and music at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in New York City.

A Future With Hope: The Rev. Anne Jolly's Convention Morning Prayer Sermon

The Rev. Anne Jolly preached this sermon at morning prayer on November 16, 2018, at the Diocese of Chicago's 181st Convention.

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