January – April 2014 consecrations, elections and consents

Posted Dec 16, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In the next four months – January 1, 2014 to April 30 – the Episcopal Church will witness the consecration of one bishop, the election of one bishop, and the canonical consent process underway for two bishops-elect.


One consecration of a bishop is slated for January to April. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will officiate at the ordination service.

April 26: Diocese of Fond du Lac consecration: the Rev. Matthew Alan Gunter electedOctober 19 (pending completion of successful canonical consent process).


During January to April, one bishop election is scheduled:

April 5: Diocese of Massachusetts

Canonical Consent Process

The canonical consent process is currently underway for one bishop-elect. Another will be underway soon. The deadline is:

April 1: the Rev. Matthew Alan Gunter, elected bishop of the Diocese of Fond du Lac onOctober 19.

Date to be determined: The Rev. Allen Shin, elected bishop suffragan of the Diocese of New York on December 7