The Bishop Transition Committee Announces Slate for the XVI Bishop Diocesan of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut
The Bishop Transition Committee (BTC) of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut (ECCT) announced on April 4 the following slate of Committee Nominees for the XVI Bishop Diocesan of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut (listed in alphabetical order by last name):
- The Rev. Glenna Huber, Rector, Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC
- The Rev. Jeffrey Mello, Rector, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brookline, MA
- The Very Rev. Kate Moorehead, Dean, St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, Jacksonville, FL
- The Rev. Canon Tanya Wallace, Rector, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, South Hadley, MA
Information about each nominee, including a brief professional biography, photos, introductory video, curriculum vitae, essay answers and sermon links, is available at https://ctbishopsearch.org/nominees.
The petition period is now open and will close on April 14 at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Information about the petition process, as well as forms and information about other required documents, can be found at https://ctbishopsearch.org/petition. After the Secretary of the Diocese has certified the Petition Candidates and the BTC has received the necessary submissions and required background reference checks, the BTC will submit the names of the Committee Nominees and Petition Nominees, if any, to the Secretary of Convention as the final slate of Nominees for Bishop Diocesan.
The Standing Committee of ECCT has called a Special Election Convention to be held on May 21, 2022, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford for the purposes of the election of the XVI Bishop Diocesan of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut.
Nominee Meet and Greet sessions will be held around ECCT May 9-14.
Pending the canonically required consents, the ordination and consecration of the XVI Bishop Diocesan of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut is scheduled for October 15, 2022 with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry presiding and chief consecrator.