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 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 […]

Mark Beckwith calls for election of the next bishop of Newark

[Episcopal Diocese of Newark] Episcopal Diocese of Newark Bishop Mark Beckwith Feb. 28 sent the following letter to the members of the diocese. Dear members of the Diocese of Newark, Earlier today I informed the Standing Committee of the Diocese and the Diocesan staff that I am calling for the election of the next Bishop of […]

Jennifer Brooke-Davidson elected bishop suffragan of Diocese of West Texas

[Episcopal Diocese of West Texas press release] The Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson was chosen bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas during the 113 annual Diocesan Council on Feb. 25. She is the first woman to be elected bishop in the Diocese of West Texas. Brooke-Davidson, 56, is currently the vicar of St. Elizabeth […]

Carl Wright takes up ‘living paradox’ of an episcopate

Bishop Suffragan for the armed forces, federal ministries shoulders role as ‘soldier of the cross’

[Episcopal News Service — Washington, D.C.] Carl Wright, a rector and former Air Force chaplain, became the Episcopal Church’s bishop suffragan for the armed forces and federal ministries Feb. 11 during a service filled with bishops, clergy, lay people and military officers. The Rev. Harold Lewis, rector emeritus of Calvary Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Wright’s […]

Diocese of Spokane notified of successful canonical consent process

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop  Michael B. Curry and the registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Spokane that Bishop-Elect Gretchen M. Rehberg has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. The Rev. Canon Gretchen M. Rehberg was elected […]

Diocese of Indianapolis notified of successful canonical consent process

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and the registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Indianapolis that Bishop-Elect Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows was elected Bishop on October […]

Diocese of Bethlehem issues call for election of next bishop

[Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem] Diocese of Bethlehem Bishop Provisional Sean Rowe said Jan. 5 that the diocese is ready to begin the process of electing its ninth bishop diocesan. His letter follows. January 5, 2017 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: When you gave me the honor of serving as your bishop provisional in March […]

North Carolina adds two bishop candidates by petition

[Diocese of North Carolina press release] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of North Carolina is pleased to announce the addition of two petition candidates to the slate of nominees for the 12th bishop diocesan of the diocese. The additional nominees are: The Rev. George Adamik – St. Paul’s, Cary, North Carolina The Rev. Canon […]