The Society for the Increase of the Ministry (“SIM”) and the Mercer Fund of the Diocese of Long Island (“Mercer”) have awarded the first SIM/Mercer Challenge Scholarship to Jason Daniel Roberson, an entering junior at The General Theological Seminary, and his sponsoring bishop, the Rt. Rev. Charles vonRosenberg of South Carolina.
Roberson is the first recipient of this new, merit-based scholarship, and it will cover his tuition, room and board at GTS. Read more...
May 26, 2014
Dear Sisters and Brothers,
On Saturday evening I shared with you the sad news that the Rt. Rev. E. Don Taylor, Vicar Bishop for New York City from 1994 to 2009, died in the early evening following a decline of several months. I write today to announce the plans for his funeral:
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at 2:00 in the afternoon
Clergy are invited to vest and process (white stoles)
Bishop Taylor suffered a stroke in February and had pursued faithfully a long and difficult process towards recovery. Read more...