Diocese of West Texas notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop Suffragan-Elect Brooke-Davidson ordination and consecration on July 29

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of West Texas that Bishop Suffragan-Elect Jennifer Brooke-Davidson has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. The Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson was elected […]

Diocese of North Carolina notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Samuel Rodman ordination and consecration is set for July 15

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of North Carolina that Bishop-Elect Samuel Rodman has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. The Rev. Samuel Rodman was […]

Diocese of Delaware announces bishop slate

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware has announced a slate of five nominees to stand for election as the 11th bishop of the diocese. The four nominees are: The Rt. Rev. Laura J. Ahrens, bishop suffragan, Diocese of Connecticut; The Very Rev. Michael Battle, Herbert Thompson Professorial Chair of Church […]

Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows becomes 11th bishop of Indianapolis, first black woman to lead Episcopal diocese

[Diocese of Indianapolis] The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows was ordained and consecrated the eleventh bishop of Indianapolis April 29, making her the first black woman to lead a diocese in the history of the Episcopal Church and the first woman to succeed another woman as diocesan bishop. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry led the service as chief […]

Diocese of East Tennessee announces bishop slate

[Diocese of East Tennessee] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of East Tennessee April 28 announced a slate of five nominees who will stand for election as the fifth bishop of the Episcopal Church in East Tennessee. The nominees are: The Rev. Brian Cole – Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Lexington, Kentucky The Rev. […]

Episcopal Church ready to make history with Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Chicago priest is set to become first black female diocesan bishop

[Episcopal News Service] Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows first tried to read the Bible when she was 8 years old. “I thought that is what I should do because I wanted to go to church so bad and nobody was taking me, so I thought I’ll read the Bible,” she said. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows Soon to be 11th bishop, […]

Diocese of Los Angeles notified of successful canonical consent process

Bisho Coadjutor-Elect John Taylor ordination and consecration on July 8

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Los Angeles that Bishop-Elect John Harvey Taylor has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.  The Rev. Canon Taylor was elected bishop coadjutor […]

Diocese of Puerto Rico notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Morales ordination and consecration set for July 22

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Puerto Rico that Bishop-Elect Rafael Luis Morales has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. The Rev. Canon Rafael Luis Morales […]

San Joaquin overwhelmingly elects David Cappel Rice diocesan bishop

[Episcopal News Service] Delegates to a special convention of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin overwhelmingly voted March 4 to elect Provisional Bishop David Cappel Rice as their diocesan bishop. Rice was the only nominee.  He was elected on the first ballot by a vote of 21 to 1 in the clergy order and 41 […]

San Joaquin poised to take unusual step in bishop election

Convention will meet March 4 to elect Bishop Provisional David Rice as its diocesan

[Episcopal News Service] When the Diocese of San Joaquin meets in convention March 4 to elect a bishop, the path Episcopalians took to get to that moment – and the choice they will make – will be symbolic of the way they are rebuilding their diocese. It has been nearly 10 years since an earlier […]