An Announcement from Bishop Gibbs

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“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.” Dear Sisters and Brothers of The Diocese of Michigan: In September of 1999, one of the questions asked of me during the “walk-about” was: “you’re young; …

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A Message from the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan

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January 9, 2018 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, As you already know, our Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Wendell N. Gibbs, Jr., has announced his plans to retire as the 10th Bishop of Michigan, effective December 31, 2019. Those of …

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Bishop Gibbs’ Christmas Message

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  Over the years, I have seen all sorts of internet posts, church marquees and signs in various places that encourage or insist that we need to put “Christ” back in Christmas. I have been one to applaud such a …

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The Rt. Rev. Bishop Gibbs’ Convention Address: Waters of Reconciliation: Turning Again to Christ

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“Waters of Reconciliation: Turning Again to Christ” Bishop’s Annual Address The 183rd Annual Convention – Episcopal Diocese of Michigan The Rt. Rev’d Wendell N. Gibbs, Jr., 10th Bishop of Michigan October 28, 2017 My dear sisters and brothers in Christ: …

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Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas’ Convention Address: Being Church in These Dividing Times

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Being Church in These Dividing Times The Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas [1] We all know the numbers, but it is good to be reminded of them. As reported by the Sentencing Project, “African-American males are six times more likely to …

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The Presiding Bishop on the Texas Church Shooting: Video

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“We pray for those who suffer and for those who have died. Will you pray with me?” November 6, 2017 “I offer this prayer for those who have died, for those who are suffering, for those who are still healing …

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