Clergy Transition

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Profile Committee Members

Sally Angers, Lyn Casey, Barbara Giacometti, Gene Giacometti, Margo Halton, Karen Newman, Deborah Randzio, Irene Ring, Tanya Kellogg, Chair

April 4, 2022

 

Friends,

 

The people of The Episcopal Church of the Atonement in Westfield have called the Reverend Sandi Albom to serve as interim effective August 1st.

 

Atonement has enjoyed the inspired leadership of the Reverend Nancy Webb Stroud, rector since 2009. I am deeply grateful for Nancy's ministry and for her service to our diocese and the wider Church. A beloved rector prepares to leave and that is never easy. But we are glad that the timing is right for Sandi to leave her work in East Longmeadow and walk with the people of Atonement through the work of transition.

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The Rev. Nancy Webb Stroud announces her retirement

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January 6, 2022

The Feast of the Epiphany

 

Dear People of Atonement,

 

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven (Ecclesiastes 3:1) For more than twelve years, it has been the season of my service as Rector of the Episcopal Church of the Atonement. I am so grateful to God and to each of you for the opportunity to worship and serve alongside you. Soon, my season will change to the time of retirement from full-time employment. I will retire as your Rector on May 31, 2022.