Day: June 8, 2015

Presiding Bishop to speak and preach at Westminster Abbey

Press release from The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs: Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori invited to preach at Westminster Abbey, London [June 8, 2015] Episcopal ChurchPresiding Bishop and Primate Katharine Jefferts Schori has been invited by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Rev. Dr. John Hall, to participate in a panel discussion …

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Clergy stress from isolation

The Rev. Peter C. Boullata wrote a long letter explaining why he’s leaving parish ministry 12 years after entering it. Boullata describes a number of problems–from long days to the emotional weight of being in the congregation but not of it–and the stress of knowing more than you can tell the congregation, regarding hiring decisions and other administrative aspects of parish ministry.