Episcopal Elections in Province II
- Diocese of NJ -
- The Reverend Canon William Stokes, 55, rector of St. Paul's Church in Delray Beach, FL has been elected to succeed the Rt. Rev. George Councell. Pending consents, the ordination is scheduled for Nov. 2.
- Diocese of NY -
- The Committee to Elect a Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York announces the opening of the time period to propose candidates for consideration to the office of bishop suffragan. The profile describing the diocese and suffragan position, as well as forms to propose a candidate and the candidate application package, may be found here. Candidates may submit their own names, or they may be proposed by others, beginning May 6.
The period for proposing names of candidates ends at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 3. Candidates may submit their application packages at any time; the final deadline for packages is 5 p.m. on Friday, June 14.
The Special Convention to Elect a Bishop will be held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, on Saturday, Dec. 7. Other details surrounding the timeline for the process may be found on the website.