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The Diocese of Eastern Oregon announces candidates for bishop diocesan

The Diocese of Eastern Oregon announces candidates for bishop diocesan

58603_158704537478725_8058289_nThe Rev. Anna Carmichael, President of Standing Committee of the Diocese of Eastern Oregon has announced the slate for the election of a new bishop diocesan. These three candidates were chosen by the Search/Nominating Committee of the diocese. Beginning 27 OCT a process for nomination by petition was opened. The process closed 3 NOV. No additional candidates were nominated during the petition process!

The candidates are;

  • The Rev. Patrick W. Bell, rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
  • The Rev. Jedediah Holdorph, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Bend, Oregon
  • The Very Rev. Churchill Pinder, dean of St. Stephen’s Cathedral and School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The candidates will participate in a walk about schedule 30 NOV through 5 DEC.

  1. November 30: Central Oregon Convocation: All Saints of the Cascades, Sunriver
  2. December 1: Northwest Convocation: St. Mark’s, Hood River
  3. December 2: Northcentral Convocation: St. John’s, Hermiston
  4. December 3: Northeast Convocation: St. Stephen’s, Baker City
  5. December 4: Southeast Convocation: St. Andrew’s, Burns
  6. December 5: Southwest Convocation: St. Luke’s, Lakeview

The Special Electing Convention will be held 12 DEC 2015 at the Church of the Redeemer in Pendleton OR.

The story is from information on the diocesan website.
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