[Episcopal Church in Minnesota] Minnesota Bishop Brian N. Prior and Deborah Brown, president of the Standing Committee, issued a joint statement Jan. 23 extending the timeline for the church’s bishop search.
The election of the 10th bishop for the Episcopal Church in Minnesota will now take place on Jan. 25, 2020; the consecration is scheduled for June 6, 2020. The election was previously scheduled to take place during the church’s Sept. 13-14, 2019, convention.
Prior issued a statement on Sept. 25 announcing his plan to step down after nearly a decade of service leading the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. He will continue to serve as bishop until his successor is consecrated.