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September – December 2015 consecrations, elections and consents in The Episcopal Church

August 27, 2015
The Public Affairs Office

In the next four months – September 1 to December 31 - The Episcopal Church will witness the installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop, the consecrations of two bishops, the election of one bishop, and the consent processes underway for two.

Presiding Bishop

The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, Bishop Michael Bruce Curry, will occur on Sunday, November 1 at noon Eastern at Washington National Cathedral.


Two consecrations of bishops are slated for September - December.

September 12: Diocese of Central Pennsylvania: The Rev. Canon Audrey Scanlan, elected March 14

November 14: Diocese of Dallas: The Rev. George Sumner, elected May 16 (pending successful completion of the consent process).


During September - December, one election for a bishop is scheduled:

October 17: Diocese of Eastern Oregon

Canonical Consent Process

Currently there are two canonical consent processes underway for September - December.

October 10: The Rev. George Sumner, elected Bishop of Dallas on May 16

December 19: The Rev. Moisés Quezada Mota, elected Bishop Coadjutor of Dominican Republic on July 25





Nancy Cox Davidge
Public Affairs Officer