Retired Indianapolis bishop nominated for Eastern Michigan provisional bishop role

  [Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan] The standing committee of the Diocese of Eastern Michigan has nominated the Rt. Rev. Catherine Waynick, retired bishop of the Diocese of Indianapolis, as candidate for bishop provisional to be voted on at their 23rd diocesan convention from Oct. 20 to 21. Eastern Michigan’s former bishop, the Rt. Rev. Todd […]

Northern California Bishop Barry L. Beisner announces retirement plans

Election of Beisner's sucessor set for Feburary 2019

[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California] The Rt. Rev. Barry L. Beisner, seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California since 2007, has announced his intention to retire and will call for the election of a new bishop during diocesan convention on Nov. 3 to 4. The tentative timetable calls for the election of the next […]

Bethlehem accepting nominations for bishop

[Diocese of Bethlehem] The search committee for the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Bethlehem is now accepting nominations.  Information about the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem and the process for nominations can be found here. The person elected will succeed the Rt. Rev. Sean Rowe, who was elected provisional bishop in 2014. Rowe is also bishop […]

Jennifer Brooke-Davidson consecrated bishop suffragan of the Diocese of West Texas

[Episcopal Diocese of West Texas] The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson was ordained and consecrated the sixth bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas on July 29 in a festive service at Christ Episcopal Church in San Antonio, Texas. She is the first woman to be ordained a bishop in the diocese. Presiding Bishop […]

Brian Cole elected fifth bishop of East Tennessee

[Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee] The Rev. Brian Cole was elected the fifth bishop of the Diocese of East Tennessee on the fifth ballot July 28 by delegates gathered for the electing session of the 33rd Annual Convention of the diocese at St. John’s Cathedral in Knoxville. Cole, 49, has served as rector of the […]

Delaware’s Episcopalians elect Kevin Brown as 11th bishop

[Episcopal Diocese of Delaware] Delaware’s Episcopalians on July 15 elected the Rev. Kevin S. Brown of Charlotte, North Carolina, as their 11th diocesan bishop. Pending the canonically required consent of a majority of the Episcopal Church’s diocesan standing committees and bishops with jurisdiction, Brown, currently rector of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Charlotte, […]

Diocese of San Joaquin notified of successful canonical consent process

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and the registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of San Joaquin that Bishop David Rice has received the required consents, from both bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal […]

Nominations acceptées pour le poste d’évêque coadjuteur du Diocèse d’Haïti

Les nominations sont acceptées pour les candidatures au poste d’évêque coadjuteur du Diocèse épiscopal d’Haïti. Le profil du Diocèse d’Haïti est disponible en anglais ici et en français ici. Le processus de nomination de l’évêque coadjuteur d’Haïti continue jusqu’au 29 juin. Veuillez prendre bonne note : Les candidats doivent parler couramment français et créole, et être capables de […]

Nominations accepted for Diocese of Haiti bishop coadjutor

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Nominations are being accepted for candidates for the position of bishop coadjutor for the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti. The Diocese of Haiti Profile is available in English here and in French here. The open nomination process for the Bishop Coadjutor of Haiti continues through June 29. Please note: Candidates must […]

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 […]