A listing of our churches offering special ‘Blue Christmas’ services

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Many of our churches are making plans for Blue Christmas services. We realize the season brings on stress for various reasons — emotional, financial, health reasons. We ask everyone to share your church’s events in response to this. Here are …

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Johnson, Wakeen to be ordained as deacons Saturday at Cathedral

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This Saturday at 11 a.m. Carolynn Elayne Johnson and Teresa Mary Wakeen will be ordained by Bishop Gibbs to the Sacred Order of Deacons. This event takes place at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Detroit. Your prayers and presence …

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A post-election message: We must “work together in Christ”

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Where do we go from here? Some folks are angry. Many feel hurt, afraid and betrayed. Others are struggling with what to say – how to explain – to children, grandchildren, or friends in countries around the world about the …

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Bishop Gibbs Address: ‘Waters of Reconciliation: Who is My Neighbor?’

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My dear sisters and brothers in Christ: Today I want to begin with words that are most often associated with a blessing marking an end of our time together and a sending forth. These are words taken from the 19th …

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#DC182: A rundown of information from our recent Diocesan Convention

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The following is a Summary of Action taken from the 182nd Convention for the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, held Oct. 21-22 in Lansing. ADOPTED, without amendment, the 2017 Diocesan Operating Budget in the amount of $2,290,185. ADOPTED Resolution #1 (Enactment …

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Tune in: A collection of insightful Convention video presentations

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The 182nd Diocesan Convention for the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan took place Oct. 21-22. While that is now behind us, we still can take a look at the video presentations from the event that really opened our eyes. Here are …

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