The Rt. Rev. James Waggoner, Jr.

Bishop of Spokane

James E. (Jim) Waggoner, Jr. was consecrated eighth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane in October, 2000. Prior to his election as bishop, Bishop Waggoner served 21 years in the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, 12 in parish ministry and nine on the Bishop’s staff as Canon to the Ordinary, Congregational and Community Consultant, and Deployment Officer.

In his Episcopal ministry, Jim emphasizes effective leadership grounded in ongoing Christian formation as being essential to empowering all members for the mission to which God has called us: proclamation of the Gospel by word and example. In his teachings, he emphasizes the baptismal imperative to respect the dignity of every human being and the call to live this out in our words and our work.

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