Diocese of Florida and its ability to hold a fair episcopal election again challenged, the PB gets back on the Revival trail, and the annual angst over the release of church stats, this time in Australia and the UK – all this more! It’s our weekly roundup of news from across the church and around the world.
In the Episcopal Journal and Café this Week
Presiding Bishop’s Revivals are back after COVID-related break with first new event to be held in San Diego. ENS
Parishes in the News
Diocese of New York elects local priest, Matthew Foster Heyd, as Bishop Co-Adjutor. ENS
Mark Stevenson consecrated as Bishop of Virginia. WRIC.com
Canada’s Bishop of Saskatoon, Chris Harper, appointed as national Indigenous Anglican archbishop and presiding elder of the Sacred Circle. Anglican Journal
Church of England Bishop’s reject proposal by the Labour Party to replace the UK’s House of Lords (of which they are members) with an elected body. Church Times
Other Interesting Items
Peter W. Marty at Christian Century writes a letter to pastor and congregants who may be asking Why aren’t people coming back?
And in a similar vein, Bosco Peters writing at Liturgy.co.nz reflects on the recent statistics of decline.
image: Presiding Bishop Michael Curry speaks during ReviveATL in Atlanta, Georgia, on Jan. 22, 2020. Photo: Diocese of Atlanta