Tag: clergy

A Farewell Letter to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori

A letter of appreciation to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori for her work as the first female Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

Episcopal Herald Podcast – Conversation Series – The Rt. Rev. Dena Harrison

Christine sits down with the Rt. Rev. Dena Harrison, Bishop Suffragan in the Diocese of Texas, to talk about the changing role of women in leadership and the future of the Episcopal Church.

The Stained Glass Ceiling

Since the consecration in 1989 of the Rt. Rev. Barbara Harris, only 20 additional women have been ordained bishops in The Episcopal Church. In the same twenty-six year period, 233 men have become bishops.

The Leadership Vacuum

When leaders are unable to articulate clarity of vision, followers are not willing to live into their prescribed role. No matter the outcome of a vision that is cast, it is the casting and requisite articulation that is critical.

Las ventajas de un sistema unicameral

Las ventajas de un sistema unicamaral para la Iglesia Episcopal

A Case for a Unicameral Legislature

How a unicameral polity will reinforce the roles played by laity, clergy, and bishops in the polity of the Episcopal Church.

Be not Afraid

Whether General Convention should continue to meet as two separate houses or join together in a unicameral legislature is one of the big questions of the structure proposals. Many are adamantly opposed to such a change, but what is driving these reactions?