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January – April 2016 consecrations, elections and consents in the Episcopal Church

December 15, 2015
The Public Affairs Office

In the next four months – January 1, 2016 to April 30 - The Episcopal Church will witness the consecrations of two bishops, the elections of two bishops, and the consent process of one bishop.


February 13 – Diocese of Dominican Republic; the Rev. Moisés Quezada Mota, elected Bishop Coadjutor on July 26. 

April 16 – Diocese of Eastern Oregon; the Rev. Patrick W. Bell, pending successful completion of the consent process.


During January - April, two bishop elections are scheduled:

February 6: Diocese of Northern Indiana  

March 12: Diocese of Pennsylvania

Canonical Consent Process

There is one canonical consent process underway for January to April:

The Rev. Patrick W. Bell, Diocese of Eastern Oregon, elected December 12 (consent date to be established) 

Nancy Cox Davidge
Public Affairs Officer