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What quality and skills would you most value in the next PB?

What quality and skills would you most value in the next PB?

The Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of a Presiding Bishop is asking for your opinion.

They write:

Dear Friends of the Episcopal Church,

The General Convention of the Episcopal Church will elect a new Presiding Bishop at our meeting, June 25-July 3, 2015. We are beginning our search and nominating process.

The Joint Nominating Committee wants your input. This survey instrument will be used to help the Nominating Committee write a document describing the priorities and hopes of the Church in our selection process. It will also inform our understanding of the qualities and skills we would like to see in our Presiding Bishop. We ask you to take a few minutes to complete this survey. Please know your responses will be kept confidential.

The survey in English is here, en español, está aquí

One of the interesting facets of this election is that the incumbent, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori is eligible to serve another term.

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Jonathan Galliher

What struck me is that the questions seem to assume that the PB's role won't fundamentally change in the coming restructuring, just shift which aspect gets emphasized most.

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Paul Woodrum

I very much appreciate and value the qualities, skills, grace and strength brought to the office of Presiding Bishop by Katharine Jefferts Schori. They are equaled by few and exceeded by none. If she is willing, and the church consents, there are no better hands into which we could place ourselves for the ongoing ministry and future of The Episcopal Church.

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