George Carey, archbishop of Canterbury, is scheduled to preach here in September
The Archbishop of Canterbury, George L. Carey, is to preach at the Church of the Redeemer in Baltimore at 10 a.m. Sept. 12, said William Stump, editor of Maryland Church News of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.
Presiding Bishop Edmond L. Browning will be the celebrant.
As the chief pastor of the Anglican Communion, the archbishop is the spiritual head of the U.S. Episcopal Church.
The visit to Baltimore is part of the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the church's presence in Maryland and the 200th anniversary of the diocese.
On Sept. 10, two days before the service, the archbishop is to attend the annual meeting of the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baltimore.
He will address a plenary session.
The Rev. James C. Fenhagen, who recently retired as dean of the General Theological Seminary in New York, will be chaplain for the week.
The Jesuit community at Loyola College in Baltimore has donated $200,000 to the college, the first installment of a five-year, $1 million pledge, the college announced.
The pledge will increase the endowment of a scholarship program for needy and minority students to $1.35 million.
The Jesuits established the scholarship in 1988.
Hymnal: A Worship Book, the first jointly published hymnal of the Church of the Brethren, the Mennonite Church and the General Conference Mennonite Church, has been released.
More than 140,000 copies have been printed for the three religious bodies, according to the Church of the Brethren General Board in Elgin, Ill.
The hymnal contains 658 songs and 203 readings. It includes African, African-American, Asian, Hispanic and Native American songs.
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