[Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvannia press release] To kick off the 144th Annual Diocesan Convention, clergy and elected lay delegates of the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania elected the the Rt. Rev. Robert Gepert as their provisional bishop. Bishop Gepert will remain the provisional until a new bishop is elected in March 2015. The Rt. Rev. Nathan Baxter, retired from the Diocese of CPA May 31st, hands over the crozier to Bishop Gepert after his election as the provisional.