In this issue: The Presiding Bishop’s MLK day speech and be on guard for phishing emails. Plus: the hybrid church, a large stained glass window is looking for a new home, and more.
News Update 01-20-2022
One-minute read. Our online Church Connect daily drop-in sessions will finish on January 27, 2022. As always, diocesan staff will be available to answer questions via email or telephone at any time during office hours 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
One-minute read. Once again we are seeing an increase in phishing attempts, this time the criminals are pretending to be Bishop Bruce. Please note that none of the diocesan staff will contact you asking for funds or gift cards. Please be vigilant for emails and texts purporting to come from the bishop or any other clergy.
Three-minute read. In Hybrid Church – A Way Forward for Church Leaders, the Rev. Tim Schenck explores the changes that the church has adopted during the pandemic and the effects of these changes. These technological innovations are viewed by some as temporary stopgaps (to be given up when all of this is over), by others as welcome improvements that should be kept.
One-minute read. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry was the keynote speaker on January 17 at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance organized by the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia.