Bishop Elections

Bishop Elections


August 15, 2018

The Rev. Cathleen Chittenden Bascom, left, the Rev. Martha N. Macgill and the Rev. Helen Svoboda-Barber are candidates for 10th bishop of the Diocese of Kansas. The election is set for Oct. 19 in Topeka. Photo: Diocese of Kansas

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] In...

August 6, 2018

Cristobal Leon Lozano fue electo Obispo en la Diócesis Episcopal de Ecuador Litoral el 4 de agosto de 2018. Foto: Glenda McQueen

Cristobal Leon Lozano fue electo Obispo en la Diócesis Episcopal de Ecuador Litoral el 4 de agosto de 2018.

Sucederá al Revdmo...

August 3, 2018

Editor’s note: Diocese of Virginia Bishop Shannon S. Johnston announced Aug. 3 that he will resign his office in three months.

The announcement appears to culminate a process that began in October 2017 when he announced plans to seek a bishop suffragan after the retirement of the Rt. Rev...

July 24, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has taken the next step in a never-before-used canonical process contesting the election of the Very Rev. Kerwin Delicat as bishop coadjutor for the Diocese of Haiti.

Curry on July 17 officially asked the Province II Court of Review...

July 24, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Colorado Standing Committee has nominated three priests for election as the 11th bishop of Colorado.

The election will take place Oct. 27 during the diocese’s 131st Annual Convention.

The slate includes:

The Rev. Kimberly (Kym) Lucas...

July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The 79th General Convention House of Deputies called for a task force to assist the presiding bishop’s Office of Pastoral Development in its work to assist dioceses in the discernment, nomination, search, election and transition processes for bishops....

July 13, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of Arizona] The Standing Committee of The Episcopal Diocese of Arizona has announced a slate of candidates who will stand for election as the VI Bishop of Arizona at Diocesan Convention on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

The candidates, in alphabetical order, are:


June 29, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church is episcopal because it has bishops among its leaders and the upcoming 79th General Convention will consider many aspects of their formation, election and role in the church.

The word “episcopal” comes from the ancient Greek epískopos,...

June 22, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese  of Kansas] The Council of Trustees, acting as the canonical Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas, presents to the diocese two priests as candidates for the 10th bishop of the diocese:

The Rev. Martha N. Macgill, Diocese of Maryland The Rev. Helen Svoboda...

June 4, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Ven. Joseph Kerwin Delicat, dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was elected June 2 as bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Haiti.

The election took place at the nursing school of the Episcopal University of Haiti in Leogane, Haiti.