Telling Our Stories
On Wednesday, June 19 from 5-7:30 pm, the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago Antiracism Commission will host a "meet and greet" at St. James Commons, 65 E. Huron St.
In a letter asking for contributions to the Easter appeal, Bishop Lee writes, "Even—especially—in this time of transition, my staff and I are committed to proclaiming the power of the resurrection by fostering transformation in our congregations. With your support, we can do even more to support congregations where immigrants have formed faithful, burgeoning communities; to assist long-standing parishes revitalized by commitment to 21st century mission; and to encourage leaders who have pledged to practice repentance and reconciliation by facing our diocese’s legacy of slavery."
The Archbishop of Canterbury, in planning an upcoming meeting of bishops in the Anglican Communion called the Lambeth Conference, has invited bishops’ spouses, except for those in same-sex marriages. Bishop Lee responds in a letter.
"Most bishops and spouses are planning to attend the Lambeth Conference, which is scheduled to take place in July and August 2020, just before my retirement as your bishop. Lisa and I will attend in the spirit of the House of Bishops resolution..."
On Tuesday in Holy Week, April 16, all members of the diocese are invited to gather at St. James Commons and St. James Cathedral to prepare for the celebrations of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Great Vigil of Easter.
Bishop Jeff Lee, Dean Dominic Barrington, and the Board of Trustees of the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem invite the diocese to a reception on April 11 from 6 pm to 8 pm at St. James Commons, to celebrate the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and its Christian witness in the Holy Land.