One nominee added to Indianapolis bishop slate

September 18, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis has announced the addition of the Rev. Canon Bruce Gray to the slate of nominees standing for election as the 11th bishop of the diocese.

Gray was presented and vetted for addition to the slate during a petition process.

The other four nominees, announced in July, are:

  • The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, director of networking, Episcopal Diocese of Chicago;
  • The Rev. Grace Burton-Edwards, rector, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Columbus, Georgia;
  • The Rev. Canon Patrick Lance Ousley, priest in charge and headmaster, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Parish & Preschool, Kirkland, Washington; canon for stewardship & development, Diocese of Olympia; and
  • The Rev. Dina van Klaveren, rector, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Glenwood. Maryland.

Further information about the bishop search and the nominees is available here.

All candidates will be presented to the diocese Oct. 13-15.

The bishop-elect will succeed the Rt. Rev. Catherine Waynick, who is retiring after serving the diocese as its bishop since 1997.

The election is scheduled to take place Oct. 28 during the 179th Diocesan Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The ordination and consecration is set for April 29, 2017.