Telling Our Stories

Dr. Melissa Perrin Records Alcohol Awareness Presentation

In November, Dr. Melissa Perrin, a licensed clinical psychologist in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, gave a presentation at the request of the diocese's Standing Committee titled, "Alcohol Awareness: A Conversation about Wellness, Awareness and Choices" at St. Matthew's, Evanston.

Bishop Lee's Convention Sermon: Love One Another

Bishop Lee preached this sermon at the 180th Convention of the Diocese of Chicago on November 18, 2017:

In the last parish I served as rector, a parishioner there named Tammy taught me one of the most significant lessons I have ever learned about the nature of leadership and serving with love.

Bishop Lee Announces Hispanic/Latino Mission and Ministry Task Force

Dear People of God in the Diocese of Chicago:

I am happy to announce the creation of a diocesan Taskforce on Hispanic/Latino Mission and Ministry Sustainability.

The taskforce's goals are to offer advice on the development of new Hispanic/Latino congregations and to provide direction on sustainability for new and existing congregations.

Invitation to Attend Alcohol Awareness Recording

Members of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago are invited to attend the taping of an alcohol awareness video on Saturday, November 4, from 10 am to 2 pm at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Evanston.

The presentation, titled "Alcohol Awareness: A Conversation about Wellness, Awareness and Choices" will be given by Melissa Perrin, Psy. D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and is being recorded for later use in the diocese. Audience members will be served lunch and will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Hispanic Liturgy at St. James Cathedral

The Annual Hispanic Liturgy of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago will take place on Saturday, October 21 at St. James Cathedral at 11 am. This annual celebration includes participants from 10 congregations and is followed by a convivio with food and music.

Candidates for reception or confirmation should plan to arrive at St. James Commons (65 E. Huron) by 9:30 am to meet with Bishop Lee before the service. Discounted parking is available at two nearby garages.