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November 29, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Robert Black (312-787- 7360) firstname.lastname@example.org
Chicago’s St. James Episcopal Cathedral
Appoints Dent Davidson Missioner for Music and Liturgy
CHICAGO November 29, 2017—St. James Cathedral announced today the appointment of Dent Davidson as half-time missioner for music and liturgy, effective January 1, 2018. Davidson will serve St. James alongside his ministry for the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago as associate for liturgy and the arts. Davidson also serves as music chaplain to the Episcopal Church House of Bishops.
October 18, 2017
Youth Cultural Enrichment Summer Program Director
St. James Cathedral, Chicago
65 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Summer in the City (SITC) is an important outreach ministry at St. James Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Chicago, offering a 3-week summer program of cultural enrichment for a diverse group of youth. St. James is seeking a new Director for SITC from January 2018, to lead a committed team of staff and volunteers.
October 18, 2017
An announcement from the Rev. Canon Lisa Hackney-James, Sub-Dean
After eight years of dynamic and generous leadership, the Rev. Ed Bird is stepping down from his role as Executive Director of Summer in the City. In the Spring of 2017, Fr. Ed took on a new challenge by accepting a call to serve as full-time Interim Rector at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in DeKalb, Illinois, a community that lies 70 miles west of Chicago. We were very grateful for Ed’s willingness to stay in leadership for the 2017 camp. But that experience confirmed for Ed, and for the rest of the leadership team, that the distance was simply too large a factor to overcome, and that we must now find a new way of carrying forward the work of this lively and vital cathedral ministry.