Sunday, July 20, 2008

Virginia Seminary Alums Blog on Lambeth Conference

from the VTS (Virginia Theological Seminary) website:, ....

Virginia Seminary Alums Blog on Lambeth Conference

Media Contact: Susan Shillinglaw
Tel: 703-461-1764

Alexandria, VA – During the next few weeks, several Virginia Seminary alums will share their thoughts about the 2008 Lambeth Conference in a blog entitled Lambeth Journal for Blogging Bishops.

The blog, which will rotate among eight bishops during the length of the conference, includes VTS alums: Sean Rowe (VTS ‘00) of Northwest Pennsylvania; Marc Andrus (‘87) of California; Larry Benfield (‘90) of Arkansas; Sergio Carranza (‘67) of Los Angeles; and Neff Powell, member of Virginia Seminary’s Board of Trustees and Honorary Degree recipient (‘97).

Additional contributors include Jean Zache Duracin of Haiti; Laura Ahrens of Connecticut; and Nedi Rivera of Olympia. Click here to read the Lambeth Journal for Blogging Bishops.

Additional links available for Lambeth Conference coverage are:

· Official Lambeth Web site

· Daily Accounts of the Conference

· Presiding Bishop's Web site

· Episcopal News Service

· Anglican Communion News Service

· Episcopal Cafe

Founded in 1823, Virginia Theological Seminary is the largest of the 11 accredited seminaries of the Episcopal Church. The school prepares men and women for service in the Church worldwide, both as ordained and lay ministers, and offers a number of professional degree programs and diplomas. Currently, the Seminary represents more than 42 different dioceses and 5 different countries, for service in the Church.

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