The Rt. Rev. Brian Prior was elected IX Bishop of Minnesota at Diocesan Convention on Saturday, October 31, 2009. He was Ordained and Consecrated on February 13, 2010.
Before moving to Minnesota, Bishop Prior was the Rector of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Spokane, Washington for 14 years. He served as the Vice President of the House of Deputies. He received his M.Div. from Church Divinity of the Pacific in Berkeley, California in 1987.
Bishop Prior has been married to Staci Hubbard Prior for more than 20 years. They have two teenage sons.