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Pierce elected to Executive Council

February 5, 2014
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The Rev. Nathaniel W. Pierce of the Diocese of Easton has been elected the Province III clergy representative on the Episcopal Church Executive Council.

The announcement was made by the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Executive Officer of General Convention, during the opening session of the Executive Council meeting on February 5 at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD (Diocese of Maryland).

The vacancy on Executive Council was created by the resignation of the Rev. Chris Cunningham.

Pierce was elected by the board of Province III. Pierce’s term begins immediately and continues until a Province III board member is elected in 2015.

Pierce currently serves as Worship Leader of St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Quantico, MD, Diocese of Easton


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