Black Bishops

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April 30, 2017

La obispa Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows Saluda a la congregación luego de su consagración mientras Barbara Harris, al centro y la obispa Catherine Waynick observan complacidas. Foto de Meghan McConnell

[Diócesis de Indianápolis] La Rda. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows fue ordenada y...

January 30, 2017

Updated versions of the poster and booklet featuring all 42 black bishops who have been elected in the Episcopal Church prior to two recent elections are now available from the Office of Black Ministries.

The men and women featured in the materials include: the first black bishop in the...

January 29, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Updated versions of the poster and booklet featuring all 42 black bishops who have been elected in the Episcopal Church prior to two recent elections are now available from the Office of Black Ministries.

The men and women...

October 26, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] Georgia’s first African-American Episcopal bishop called on a cathedral filled with Episcopalians – and many more around Middle and North Georgia linked by video stream — to remember and repent of the church’s complicity in the sin of slavery and in the conditions...

June 28, 2007

On June 24, in a day celebrating firsts, Bishop Barbara C. Harris, the first woman to be consecrated a bishop of the Episcopal Church and of the Anglican Communion, dedicated the first window to honor her along with a panel remembering Absalom Jones, the first African-American Episcopal priest...

August 24, 2003

The Rt. Rev. John Melville Burgess, retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and the first African-American diocesan bishop in the Episcopal Church, died Sunday, August 24, 2003, in Vineyard Haven. He was 94.

Burgess stood among the last of the Episcopal Church's great...

April 30, 2003

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Consecrated February 5, 2000Diocese of Michigan

X Bishop of Michigan Born Washington. DC. Curate Emmanuel Church, Rockford, Illinois. Associate Rector of Grace Church, Utica, New York. Rector of the Four Point Parish in Waterville, Chadwicks, Clark Mills and Oriskany Falls,...