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July 1, 2019

All the women bishops and bishops-elect who had received the church’s consent to their ordination and consecration who attended the March 12-15 House of Bishops meeting at Kanuga Conference and Retreat Center in Hendersonville, North...

June 24, 2019

Newly ordained and consecrated Bishop of Maine Thomas J. Brown, center, poses with his two most-previous predecessors, the Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen, left, and the Rt. Rev. Steve Lane. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Maine

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June 21, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] A committee of bishops and academic theologians is discussing how The Episcopal Church and its bishops can confront what its chair has called “the comprehensive role of white supremacy in our lives.”

The House of Bishops Theology Committee wants to give The...

June 21, 2019

[Diocese of Southern Virginia]  The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Southern Virginia announced June 21 a slate of four candidates for the 11th bishop of the diocese. The new bishop will succeed the Rt. Rev. Herman Hollerith IV, who retired from the position of bishop diocesan in December...

June 20, 2019

The Rt. Rev. Susan Brown Snook was ordained and consecrated as the fifth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego on June 15. Photo: Diocese of San Diego

[The Episcopal Diocese of San Diego] The Rt. Rev. Susan Brown Snook was...

June 3, 2019

[Diocese of Texas] Kathryn McCrossen Ryan, former canon to the ordinary for the Diocese of Texas, was consecrated bishop suffragan in Westover Hills Church of Christ in Austin on June 1, 2019. Ryan was elected at the 170th Diocesan Council at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott on Feb. 22.

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June 3, 2019

[Diocese of Michigan] The Episcopal Diocese of Michigan announced June 1 the election of the Rev. Bonnie A. Perry, rector of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Chicago as its 11th bishop diocesan.

The Rev. Bonnie A. Perry

Perry...

May 20, 2019

[Episcopal Church in Vermont] The Episcopal Church in Vermont has announced the election of the Rev. Shannon MacVean-Brown, interim rector at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Franklin, Indiana, as its 11th bishop diocesan.

MacVean-Brown was elected on the first ballot of the Special Electing...

May 20, 2019

Kym Lucas was consecrated May 18 as bishop of the Episcopal Church in Colorado. Photo: Episcopal Church in Colorado

[Episcopal Church in Colorado] The Rev. Kimberly (Kym) Lucas was ordained and consecrated as the 11th bishop of the...

May 7, 2019

[Diocese of Oregon] Diocese of Oregon Bishop Michael Hanley on May 6 announced his intention to retire in January 2021 and called for the election of his successor.

In a letter to the diocese, Hanley wrote, “My reasons for this are quite simple. First, it is time for me. By the date of...

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