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of the Episcopal Church

Promoting preservation of the history of the Episcopal and Anglican Church

Since 1910, the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church has focused on promoting the preservation and sharing the history of the Episcopal Church and its Anglican tradition. Members, who help fulfilling HSEC's objectives, are laity, clergy, scholars, students, researchers, teachers, archivists, historians, professionals - anyone with enthusiasm for church history enthusiasts. All are invited to become a member.

2007 Tri-History Williamsburg
2010 Tri-History Raleigh
2010 Tri-History Raleigh
2013 Tri-History San Antonio
2014 Annual Meeting
2017 Annual Meeting
2017 Board
2018 Board
2018 General Convention
2019 Board
2019 Tri-History Toronto
2019 Tri-History Toronto
2023 Board


The June 2023 issue of Anglican and Episcopal History focuses on Prayer Book revision and is being made available to the general public at no cost. Five articles address questions which may impact Prayer Book revision in the Episcopal Church. There are also Church Reviews, Engaged History, an Exhibit Review and Book Reviews. Enjoy this issue with our compliments.

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Prayer Book Revision

Objectives of the Historical Society

  1. Promote preservation of the particular heritage of the Episcopal Church and its antecedents.
  2. Publish a scholarly historical journal quarterly to aid this promotion and be a vehicle for publication of similar work  done throughout the Anglican Communion.
  3. Cooperate with others concerned with the history of the Episcopal Church and churches of the Anglican Communion to encourage research, writing and education.

Thank You Historical Society Members!

Members play a crucial role in fulfilling the Historical Society's objectives. Dues support grants for research and programs, provide for needed administrative overhead, and support publishing and conferences. The Historical Society of the Episcopal Church is especially thankful for those able and willing to provide contribution beyond a a regular or retiree membership.

Benefactors  ($500 or more)

  • Mr. Herschel "Vince" Anderson, Tempe, AZ
  • Col. George DeFilippi, Arlington, VA
  • Dr. F. W. Gerbracht, Jr., Wantagh, NY
  • Mr. William H. Gleason, Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Mr. Matthew P. Payne, Appleton, WI
  • The Rev. Dr. Warren C. Platt, New York, NY
  • The Rev. Dr. Robert W. Prichard, Alexandria, VA
  • The Rev. John A. Runkle, RA, Sewanee, TN
  • The Rev. Dr. Gardiner H. Shattuck, Jr., Warwick, RI

Patrons ($250-$500)

  • The Rev. Dr. J. Barrington Bates, Harbor Springs, MI
  • The Rev. Cn. Robert G. Carroon, PhD, Hartford, CT
  • Dr. Mary S. Donovan, Highlands Ranch, CO
  • The Rev. Christopher P.J. Golding, Pukalani, HI
  • Susan Hahn, Alexandria, VA
  • The Rt. Rev. Edward L. Lee, Jr., Haverford, PA

  • The Rev. Stephen A. Little, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Prof. Frederick V. Mills, Sr., La Grange, GA
  • The Rev. Dr. Thomas P. Mulvey, Jr., Scituate, MA
  • The Rev. Borden W. Painter, Jr., Bloomfield, CT
  • Mrs. Julia E. Randle, Arlington, VA
  • The Rev. Dr. Bindy W. Snyder, Athens, GA
  • Dr. William A Weber, Long Beach, CA

Sustaining Members ($100-$250)

  • The Rev. Stephen Batten, Washington, NC
  • PK Benoit, Temple, TX
  • President Jeffrey K. Butcher, Louisville, KY
  • The Rev. Lawrence N. Crumb, Eugene, OR
  • Dr. Timothy W. Curran, Huntington, WV
  • Gregory DePardo, Cranston, RI
  • The Rev. Robertson C. Donehue, Charleston, SC
  • The Rev. Paul Evans, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Charles Everett, Easton, PA
  • Mr. Charles L. Farrar, S.Th. (Cantuar), South Hill, VA
  • Julie C. Groce, Macon, GA
  • John T. Harwood, State College, PA
  • Mr. Jay L. Hoffman, San Francisco, CA
  • Cn. William F. Honaman DHL, Lititz, PA
  • Prof. Daniel W. Howe, Sherman Oaks, CA
  • The Rev. Canon Betsy Smith Ivey, Norristown, PA
  • Ms. Edna Johnston, Richmond, VA
  • Prof. Norman L. Jones, Nibley, UT

  • The Rev. Dr. John L. Kater, Jr., Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Mary E. Kostel, Alexandria, VA
  • Mr. Michael Krasulski, Philadelphia, PA
  • Mr. Tyler Kristopeit, Mequon, WI
  • Cn. Margaret S. Larom, Mount Sinai, NY
  • Dr. Thomas A. Mason, Indianapolis, IN
  • Dr. Hannah Matis, Alexandria, VA
  • Mr. Paul W. McKee, Washington, DC
  • Mr. J. Gage McKinney, Grass Valley, CA
  • The Rev. Dr. Nancy E. Meck, Midlothian, VA
  • Prof. Willis H.A. Moore, Honolulu, HI
  • The Rev. Jonathan D. Musser, Gaithersburg, MD
  • The Rev. Dr. Scott A. Oxford, Boone, NC
  • Mr. Robert Panfil, Arlington, VA
  • The Rev. Dr. Jason Poling, Reisterstown, MD
  • Dr. Elizabeth A. Potter, Sheboygan Falls, WI
  • Mr. Samuel J. Richards, Bentleyville, PA
  • Hart T. Roussel, Fullerton, CA
  • Byron Rushing, Boston, MA

  • The Rev. Dr. William Sachs, Richmond, VA
  • The Rt. Rev. Dr. C. Scanlan, Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Mr. David M. Simmons, Fairfax, VA
  • Brooks Smith, Nashville, TN
  • Society of St. Paul, San Diego, CA
  • The Very Rev. William S. Stafford, Ph.D., D.D, San Jose, CA
  • Ms. Pamela J. Stevens, Berkeley, CA
  • The Rev. Cn. Dr. Gregory S. Straub, Ft Lauderdale, FL
  • The Rev. William B. Taylor, Jr., Carrollton, VA
  • Dr. J. Michael Utzinger, Hampden-Sydney, VA
  • Janet R. Vanderwaart, Stamford, CT
  • James G. Vaughter, Washington, DC
  • Mr. Stevenson T. Walker, Kinsale, VA
  • Kevin Walters, Mamaroneck, NY
  • The Rev. Dr. Christopher L. Webber, San Francisco, CA
  • The Rev. Dr. Manoj M. Zacharia, Annapolis, MD

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Historical Society of the Episcopal Church

Dedicated to preserving and disseminating information about the history of the Episcopal Church and its antecedents.
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