[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Oregon has announced a slate of three nominees to stand for the election as bishop of the diocese. The candidates are:
- The Rev. Patrick W. Bell, rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho;
- The Rev. Jedediah Holdorph, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Bend, Oregon; and
- The Very Rev. Churchill Pinder, dean of St. Stephen’s Cathedral and School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The petition process officially closed on Nov. 3 and produced no new candidates.
The nominees will participate in a series of open “walkabout” meetings from Nov. 30-Dec. 5, allowing members of the diocese to meet and learn more about the candidates.
The election will take place on Dec. 12.
Further information about the candidates is available here.