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Letter from the Standing Committee, July 6 2017

The Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee A Letter from the Standing Committee The Search for the Fourth Bishop of the Diocese of West Tennessee Recommendations Sought for Search & Transition Committees The Standing Committee is charged with oversight and responsibility for the process leading to the election of a bishop. One of the first and…

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Diocesan Youth Rafting Trip

2017 Whitewater Rafting Trip Registration The Annual Diocesan White Water Rafting Trip to the Ocoee River. August 2 – 5, 2017 We will be renting campsites at the High Country Adventure Outpost in Ocoee, TN and spend a few days in the great outdoors! This is a great experience from…

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St. Anne’s Launches Laundry Love to Provide Economic Relief in Millington

“This is a great story of the way the ‘Holy Currencies’ of relationships, truth telling, time, wellness, money and gracious leadership have worked together to create a new reality in the Millington area. Currencies that ‘flow’ carry in this activity a power to change the world. St. Anne’s is part…

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Letter from the Standing Committee, June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Standing Committee of The Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee met with Bishop Johnson on June 15, at which time he informed us of his intention to resign as Bishop in 2019. The Rt. Rev. Clay Matthews and his soon-to-be successor,…

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Bishop Johnson Calls for the Ordination of his Successor in 2019

June 15, 2017 Dear Friends, I met with the Standing Committee of the Diocese today to inform them of my plan to continue, God willing, to serve as Bishop Diocesan of West Tennessee into 2019.  I have been in contact with the Presiding Bishop to ask him to set the…

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Constance Abbey & Cathedral Sprout New Possibilities

In February of 2017, the successful Diocesan aquaponics program was relocated to Constance Abbey, west of the Cathedral in Downtown Memphis.  Constance Abbey, a project launched through the Holy Currencies incubation class of 2016, is a gathering place, safe haven, and worship space for neighbors including many of Memphis’ under-housed…

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Working Toward a Sustainable Ministry

On, Saturday, April 15th, Ravenscroft Chapel, hosted their community Easter Egg Hunt as a part of developing missional ministries in the Brighton community.  A team from Ravenscroft Chapel has been participating in the spring Incubation of Holy Currencies Ministries offered by the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee and has begun…

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Bishop Johnson’s Easter Message 2017

At Easter, Love is Resurrected in Each of Us  Christ is the world’s true light, its Captain of salvation, The Day-star clear and bright of every man and nation; New life, new hope awakes, where’er men own his sway; Freedom her bondage breaks, and night is turned to day. In…

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The Diocesan Communicator: March 17, 2017

Recovering Spirituality: A Recovery Book Discussion Hosted by the West Tennessee Episcopal Addiction and Recovery Commission April 20 and 27, 6:30-7:45 PM Church of the Holy Communion Upstairs in the Carrick Room 4645 Walnut Grove Rd; Memphis, TN 38117 Looking for a Lenten discipline? Pick up a copy of Recovering Spirituality:…

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Holy Week Services in West TN

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES – APRIL 13–16, 2017 St. Mary’s Cathedral, Memphis (www.stmarysmemphis.org) •Palm Sunday, April 9, 8 and 11 am & Passover Seder, 9:45am, Martyrs Hall •Wednesday in Holy Week, April 12, 8 am •Maundy Thursday, April 13, 6:30 pm •Good Friday, April 14,  12 n •Holy Saturday,…

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