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In the next four months – September 1 to December 31 - the Episcopal Church will witness the consecrations of four bishops, the election of one bishop, and the consent process of two bishops.
Four consecrations of a bishop are slated for September to December.
September 6: Diocese of Maryland; the Rev. Canon Heather Cook was elected Bishop Suffragan May 2.
September 13: Diocese of Massachusetts; the Rev. Alan Gates was elected April 5.
September 27: Diocese of Mississippi; the Very Rev. Brian R. Seage was elected May 3.
November 8: Diocese of East Carolina; the Rev. Robert Stuart Skirving was elected May 17.
During September to December, one bishop election is scheduled:
October 25: Diocese of West Texas Bishop Coadjutor
Canonical Consent Process
Currently there are two canonical consent processes underway for September to December. The deadlines are:
October 16: The Very Rev. Brian R. Seage was elected bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Mississippi on May 3
October 31: The Rev. Robert Stuart Skirving was elected bishop of the Diocese of East Carolina, elected May 17.
The Episcopal Church: www.episcopalchurch.org
Diocese of East Carolina http://diocese-eastcarolina.org/
Diocese of Maryland http://www.ang-md.org/
Diocese of Massachusetts http://www.diomass.org/
Diocese of Mississippi http://www.dioms.org/
Diocese of West Texas http://www.dwtx.org/