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JNCPB offers update

March 19, 2015
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The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) has released the following update:

The Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) would like to update the church on its work and progress.

The JNCPB Committee meets March 19 – 22. The committee members are focused on preparations to announce its nominations to be the next Presiding Bishop which will occur on May 1, 2015.

We ask that you continue to keep JNCPB, the candidates, and the wider church, in your prayers as we continue our important discernment.


Sally Johnson, Diocese of Minnesota

Bishop Ed Konieczny, Diocese of Oklahoma


The JNCPB is comprised of a lay member, a priest or deacon, and a bishop elected from each of the nine provinces of The Episcopal Church, plus two youth representatives, appointed by the President of the House of Deputies, the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings. The General Convention Deputies and Bishops serve a three-year term to conclude at the close of General Convention 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT (Diocese of Utah). For more info:



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