Newsflash: Bishop Gibbs Announces new Whitaker Institute Director

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Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, I am pleased to announce that The Rev. Vicki Hesse has accepted the call to serve as Director of the Whitaker Institute for the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan. She has most recently served as …

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Bishop Gibbs’ Easter Message of Peace and Respect

The Rt. Rev'd Wendell N. Gibbs, Jr.
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The world is an uncertain place. The threat of violence, whether in word or action, seems to loom closer than ever. Nations seem more prepared to engage one another in exercises of war than in dialogues toward peace. Being right …

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EDOMI hires Anna Schroen as new Director of Communications

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New Director of Communications Anna Schroen brings energy, passion and experience to EDOMI Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, I am so pleased to announce that Anna Schroen, a Michigan native and experienced communications professional has been hired as the new Director …

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Statement on executive order regarding refugees, Muslim travel restrictions

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President Trump’s order to ban all refugees and travel from seven majority-Muslim countries is facing significant legal challenges and vehement public opposition. We believe his actions to be unjust, unconstitutional and out of sync with basic human respect. However, it …

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Jim Gettel authors book to help congregations follow Jesus

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The diocesan Canon for Congregational Life,  Jim Gettel, has written a book entitled: “Where Jesus Leads: Helping Christian Communities to Follow” that is currently available for pre-order on Amazon. “What is the difference between a thriving church and one that’s …

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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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