Final slate of candidates for bishop of Episcopal Church in Minnesota announced

January 6, 2020

[Episcopal Church in Minnesota] The Standing Committee is pleased to announce three petition candidates for the 10th bishop of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota:

  • The Rev. Kara Wagner Sherer, rector, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Chicago, Illinois
  • The Rev. Robert Two Bulls, vicar, All Saints Indian Mission, Minneapolis, Minnesota; missioner for the diocese’s Department of Indian Work and Multicultural Ministries
  • The Rev. Erika von Haaren, vicar/COO, Saint Barnabas on the Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona

These individuals will be joining previously announced candidates:

  • The Rev. Abbott Bailey, canon to the ordinary, Diocese of California.
  • The Very Rev. Craig Loya, dean, Trinity Cathedral, Omaha, Nebraska.

All five of these individuals will appear on the ballot during the special electing convention for the bishop of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota on Jan. 25. A service of ordination and consecration is expected to take place on June 6 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The full announcement and information about each candidate can be found on the Bishop Search website.

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