Official Diocesan Blog

Introducing Interim Bishop Martyn Minns


The Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh announces Archbishop Foley Beach has appointed The Rt. Rev. Martyn Minns as our new Interim Bishop following the resignation of Bishop Hobby. Archbishop Beach made the announcement during a video address to the 155th Diocesan Convention on Saturday, November 7. Interim Bishop Minns also made a video introduction to the convention deputies at that time.

The Process that Led to Bishop Hobby's Resignation


Dear Members of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh,

I write to provide you more information regarding the process that led to the Standing Committee’s request, under their canonical authority, that Bishop Hobby resign.

Nominations Open for 2020 Diocesan-wide Elections


It is time to determine the nominations to fill several vacant positions on our Diocesan governing boards and committees. The open positions are listed below. Multiple candidates for each position are most welcome.

Healing from Trauma and Grief in COVID Era [Video Webinar]


In this webinar designed for those in pastoral ministry, Bishop Jim Hobby invites Licensed Professional Counselor, Dana Henry and Psychologist and Professor of Psychology Anthony Isacco, PhD to share how to care for people as they are experiencing grief and trauma that has come up in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Ecumenical Invitation to Intercede for Nation on July 4


The GRACISM Task Force and it's leader, Toni Turner, is inviting all Christians in Pittsburgh to gather in public, small, socially distanced groups at noon on July 4 to pray and worship in intercession for our nation's racial healing.

Essentials of Church Streaming [Infographic]


Many congregations are considering implementing their digital services as a permanent offering. This could be a helpful addition to your congregation's mission. It can be part of bringing new people in and/or providing a connection for home-bound members. However, there are lots of decisions to make and equipment to purchase.