Litany of Lament and Healing After Roe vs. Wade is Overturned

Dear Saints, I write in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, a step back in human rights, privacy, and safety for so many of our beloved siblings, neighbors, and friends. We do not forget that this decision threatens not only access to life-saving healthcare but the rights of so many others […]

Resolution Submitted by the Joint Deputations

As our diocesan deputations to General Convention prepared for our work, we discerned a desire to communicate to the wider church our shared experience of the recent Title IV process around our former bishop’s suspension. In exploring whether to submit a resolution or memorial, we entered conversation with those who served during this time as presidents of our Standing Committees as well as our provisional bishop, the Rt. Rev. Prince Singh.

A Word from the Bishop for Pentecost

The Rt. Rev. Prince G. Singh, Provisional Bishop serving the Episcopal Dioceses of Eastern and Western MIchigan, offers our community a word for the Feast of Pentecost, coming up on June 5, 2022.

Bishop Singh Invites Leaders to Discernment Weekend

Click here to learn more about the Discernment Weekend and RSVP for this no-cost event.   Greetings Beloved, Have you ever felt a strange warmth within, or a disturbance within, that caused you to wonder if perhaps you are being called to discern for Holy Orders? To serve as a deacon, as a priest? Has […]

Pre & Post General Convention Meetings

Opportunities to meet with our diocesan deputations All in Eastern and Western Michigan are invited to participate in upcoming online gatherings before and after this summer’s General Convention. The General Convention is the decision-making body of The Episcopal Church. Composed of the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops, the convention gathers every three […]

Discernment Weekend

Take a step in exploring how God may be calling you Have you ever felt a nagging deep inside, wondering about whether you may be called to ordained ministry? Have you been fighting that feeling? Have others in your life told you you should consider becoming a deacon or priest? Are you interested in exploring […]

Behind Bishop Singh’s Vestments

Excerpted from a message from Colleen Hintz, designer and creator of Bishop Singh’s new vestments. The vestments were a gift from the Episcopal Bishops of African Descent, replacing vestments lost in a house fire last year and marking Bishop Singh’s new start with our dioceses.  I wanted to share at least part of what was […]

LARC is now ECM

On Sunday, June 18, 2000 (one week after Pentecost), four bishops in Michigan signeda covenant. The Rt. Rev. Edward L. Lee, Jr. (of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan); The Rt. Rev. Edwin Leidel (of the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan); The Rt. Rev.Gary Hansen (of the N/W Lower Michigan Synod); and The Most Rev. […]

Bishop Singh’s 2022 Easter Message Greetings beloved friends,  We are gathering for Easter in the midst of so much loss. Two years of this pandemic has drained so much of our energy, individually and collectively. Globally, we have lost more than six million people. We are living in the midst of many wars including the war in Ukraine, where […]