The Diocese in The News


The Hill

Why faith leaders like me are taking on anti-LGBTQ discrimination

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Time Inc.

US News and World Report

CNN: Episcopal Diocese of Michigan ordains its first female and openly lesbian bishop 



The Detroit News:

Michigan Episcopal bishop heads virtual memorial service for George Floyd

Metro Detroit Episcopal churches create $100K matching fund for food banks

Public Masses to resume for Metro Detroit Catholics

Houses of worship say their prayers to in-person services

Michigan Episcopal diocese welcomes first female, openly gay bishop

The Detroit Free Press: 

Episcopal Church in Michigan announces strict new mask rule

Faith leaders in metro Detroit call for justice and peace

After year of COVID-19, Easter Sunday offers hope for the faithful in Michigan

At historic Detroit church, 7 members of congregation have died

Michigan churches, mosques, synagogues suspend services over coronavirus concerns

First female and openly lesbian bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan ordained

First woman and first LGBT to lead Episcopal Diocese of Michigan

Click on Detroit:

Live Stream: Episcopal Diocese of Michigan holds George Floyd memorial service

Metro Detroit religious leaders fight for change in our community

Metro Detroit leaders on what needs to happen next following Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict 

Sojurners: Resist a white, male way of leading, trailblazing women faith leaders advise Harris

Downtown Magazine: Faces of Faith: Religious diversity in metro area

Church Times: Keep clear of demonstrations, US bishops warn their flock

Episcopal News Service:

Michigan Episcopalians lean on Scripture, leverage power to build a more just world

Presiding Bishop calls country to ‘face painful truths,’ meet ‘abyss of anarchy’ with healing love

Episcopal bishops will mark anniversary of George Floyd’s murder with May 25 virtual memorial service

Women are joining the House of Bishops at unprecedented rate

Religion News Service: One year after George Floyd’s murder, faith leaders continue the call for racial reckoning

The Chicago Tribune: Rev. Bonnie Perry elected bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan

The Seattle Times: First female, lesbian leads Michigan Episcopal diocese

WLNS Lansing: Episcopal diocese returns to in-person services in two weeks at 25%

FOX 2 Detroit: New bishop makes history in Michigan

WDIV Local 4 Detroit: Metro Detroit Episcopal Church elects first lesbian bishop

Michigan Radio: Episcopal Diocese of Michigan prepares to consecrate first woman, lesbian bishop

Michigan Radio: Episcopal Diocese of Michigan to require masks in churches

The Macomb Daily:Macomb churches set to celebrate a Christmas like no other

Between The Lines: Building on ‘Love, Inclusion, Fairness, Equity’

WGN Radio: Rev. Bonnie Perry on a life of community building

Marquette Mining Journal: Unacceptable Risk: Line 5 Must Go

Stateside: Stateside: […] MI’s first LGBTQ Episcopal bishop

The Record Eagle: First female, lesbian leads Michigan Episcopal diocese

Press & Guide: Episcopal Diocese of Michigan to ordain first lesbian bishop