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LeMarquand to Serve Region He Loves

The Rev. Grant LeMarquand was in Egypt last year, preparing for a retreat at a monastery, when the Most Rev. Mouneer D. Anis invited him out for coffee. The bishop asked his friend a life-changing question: Wou... Read more...

Standing Committee Backs Bishop Lawrence

Members of the Diocese of South Carolina’s standing committee write that “out of the great depths of our love and concern for our people, we will continue to assert the autonomy that is historically and constitutionally ours.”

Global Panel Assists Covenant Reception

Via Anglican Communion News ServiceIn the name of the Holy Trinity and grateful for the gracious guidance of the Holy Spirit, the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order met in Seoul, Repub... Read more...

Bishop Ohl Responds to Bishop Iker

“We are holding them all close in prayer, both those who are leaving to become part of the Ordinariate and those of our sisters and brothers at St. Timothy’s from whom we have been separated for nearly three years. We want to assure them they are welcome in The Episcopal Church and in this diocese.”

Court Order Affects Ordinariate-bound Parish

“Sadly, this prevents a pastoral solution to a sensitive issue of spiritual discernment,” says Bishop Jack L. Iker. “We are grateful to Bishop Keith Ackerman for his willingness to provide Sunday services at St. Timothy’s beginning on the first Sunday after Christmas Day.”

Bishop Elliott Sorge Dies at 82

The Rt. Rev. Elliott Lorenz Sorge, Bishop of Easton, Maryland, from 1983 to 1993, died Dec. 6 in Denver. He was 82.  He was consecrated Bishop of South-Central Brazil in 1971 and served that diocese until ... Read more...

Province IV Bishops to Discuss S.C. Deeds

From the Diocese of South CarolinaDear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,Yesterday, December 5, the Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel, acting as Vice President of Province IV of The Episcopal Church, contacted Bishop Lawren... Read more...

Bishops Seek Meeting with Bp. Lawrence

“Since we [bishops of Province IV] have had no direct communication from you regarding these reported actions, we determined that it is our duty as bishops of this province to address these concerns in direct communication with you, as Jesus exhorts his followers in Matthew’s Gospel (18:15-20), and in accord with our ordination vows regarding the unity and governance of the church.”