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January – April 2014 consecrations, elections and consents in the Episcopal Church

December 16, 2013
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In the next four months – January 1, 2014 to April 30 – the Episcopal Church will witness the consecration of one bishop, the election of one bishop, and the canonical consent process underway for two bishops-elect.



One consecration of a bishop is slated for January to April. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will officiate at the ordination service.  

April 26: Diocese of Fond du Lac consecration: the Rev. Matthew Alan Gunter elected October 19 (pending completion of successful canonical consent process).



During January to April, one bishop election is scheduled:

April 5: Diocese of Massachusetts


Canonical Consent Process

The canonical consent process is currently underway for one bishop-elect. Another will be underway soon. The deadline is:

April 1: the Rev. Matthew Alan Gunter, elected bishop of the Diocese of Fond du Lac on October 19.

Date to be determined: The Rev. Allen Shin, elected bishop suffragan of the Diocese of New York on December 7




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Diocese of Fond du Lac:

Diocese of Massachusetts:

Diocese of New York: