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Definitions

  1. The Presiding Bishop is an ecclesiastical position in some denominations of Christianity.
  2. The Presiding Bishop is elected every nine years to serve as the chief pastor and Primate of the church. (Web site)
  3. The Presiding Bishop is a spiritual leader, and is responsible for carrying out the programs enacted by General Convention. (Web site)
  4. The Presiding Bishop is an office in the church hierarchy of several denominations of the Latter Day Saint or Mormonism movement.
  5. If the Presiding Bishop is betting on the ignorance or nonchalance of the average pew dweller, she is making a pretty sure bet.

Resident Bishop

  1. A Resident Bishop also is the Presiding Bishop of any and all Annual (i.e., regional) Conferences of the Church within the Area. (Web site)

First Presiding Bishop

  1. Rev. Burnice Hoyle Webster, and a number of former members of the Episcopal Church USA. He became its first presiding bishop.
  2. In November 1995 Bishop Owen was asked unanimously by the new bishops of the Evangelical Episcopal Church to serve as their first Presiding Bishop.

Current Presiding Bishop

  1. The current presiding bishop, the Rev. (Web site)

Visit

  1. For a complete listing by date of messages and statements made by Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson, visit the ELCA Web archive.

York City

  1. In 1873, Bishop Cummins founded the Reformed Episcopal Church, of which he was the first presiding bishop, in New York City.

Three

  1. Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson, with three other ELCA officials generously wrote both presidential candidates a public letter with the divine guidance.

Woman

  1. Gene Robinson of New Hampshire) and the 2006 election of a woman as presiding bishop (the Rev.
  2. The 2006 election of Jefferts Schori as presiding bishop was controversial in the wider Anglican Communion because she is a woman. (Web site)

Anyone

  1. The Presiding Bishop said anyone or any institution could take up any legal action against Bishop Egyir. (Web site)

Assistance

  1. We share the Archbishop's desire and encourage our Presiding Bishop to offer our assistance as bishops in this endeavor. (Web site)

Patriarch

  1. After his confinement ended in the fall of 1981, Harding resumed his ministry as patriarch and presiding bishop.

Publicly

  1. To date, all men who have served as the Presiding Bishop have been Melchizedek Priesthood holders, and none have been publicly identified as Kohenim.
  2. Unlike the cases of Bishops Schofield and Duncan, none of the above facts was disclosed publicly by the Presiding Bishop. (Web site)

Head

  1. At their head is the Presiding Bishop, who works with a staff based in New York City. (Web site)
  2. The 38 primates who head the branches (including U.S. Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold) confer annually. (Web site)

Three People

  1. Frank Griswold, presiding bishop of the church, asked if anyone had objections -- a traditional part of the ceremony -- and three people came forward.

Honorary Degree

  1. Today the presiding bishop traveled to Cuttington University in Suacoco, Bong County, where she received an honorary degree during a special convocation.

America

  1. The larger Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is led by the Presiding Bishop who is elected by the Churchwide Assembly for a six year term. (Web site)

Episcopal Church

  1. His letter repeated requests made by Katharine Jefferts Schori, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, the American branch of Anglicanism.

Evangelical Lutheran Church

  1. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is headed by a Presiding Bishop who is elected by the Churchwide Assembly for a six year term.

Six-Year Term

  1. The presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is elected to a six-year term by the Churchwide Assembly.

House

  1. Its president was the senior and presiding bishop of the house of bishops.

Voice Vote

  1. When the Presiding Bishop called for a voice vote on the amendment to the amendment, she ruled that the "ayes" had it. (Web site)

Office

  1. In the week before her visit, the presiding bishop said, Lambeth pressured her office to provide evidence of her ordination to each order of ministry.
  2. As you know, the election of a woman to the office of Presiding Bishop in The Episcopal Church makes our situation clearly untenable. (Web site)
  3. The presiding Bishop of the Synod is called the Moderator and is elected normally to hold office for two years. (Web site)

Episcopates

  1. If the House were to concur, the Presiding Bishop would depose the bishops and declare the episcopates of those dioceses vacant.

Episcopate

  1. If a majority of the House concurs, the Presiding Bishop must depose Schofield and declare the episcopate of the diocese vacant.

Canons

  1. We support the Presiding Bishop in seeking communion-wide consultation in a manner that is in accord with our Constitution and Canons.

Anglican Communion

  1. The current Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church is Katharine Jefferts Schori, the first female primate (religion) in the Anglican Communion.

Dioceses

  1. Most dioceses made the request primarily in response to the election of the new Presiding Bishop, the Rt.

Counselors

  1. The Presiding Bishop has two counselors; the three together form the Presiding Bishopric. (Web site)

Archbishop

  1. The Episcopal Church does not have an archbishop; its chief bishop is called the presiding bishop. (Web site)

Canterbury

  1. Akinola reportedly ignored requests not to do this from both the Presiding Bishop and the Archbishop of Canterbury. (Web site)

Primates

  1. The Primates request that the answer of the House of Bishops is conveyed to the Primates by the Presiding Bishop by 30th September 2007. (Web site)

Primate

  1. Katharine Jefferts Schori will attend the meeting in her capacity as presiding bishop and primate of the Episcopal Church.

Hanson

  1. Mark S. Hanson (1946-) is currently the Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, having been elected in 2001 and reelected in 2007.

Elca

  1. The ELCA is headed by a Presiding Bishop, who is elected by the Churchwide Assembly for a term of six years.

Katharine Jefferts Schori

  1. Duncan was deposed on September 19 by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori with the consent of the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church. (Web site)
  2. All of the Primates are men of power, they note, except for Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.
  3. The head of the New York-based denomination, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, said in a statement Saturday: "We lament the departure" in Quincy.

Rev

  1. I am grateful for all of the support and assistance of the Church Center and especially of the Presiding Bishop and Primate, the Most Rev.
  2. Later that year other bishops of the LEPC, including the then newly elected Presiding Bishop, Rev.
  3. The presiding bishop said both the ordination and mitre issues put the Very Rev.

Church

  1. Responding to allegations that the church was covering up an alleged sexual misconduct by Bishop Egyir, the Presiding Bishop of the church, the Most Rev. (Web site)
  2. Hitherto U. S. Episcopalians have merely chosen a Presiding Bishop, expected him simultaneously to run his own diocese and head the church at large. (Web site)
  3. The Church is headed by a presiding bishop, elected by the Churchwide Assembly for a term of six years. (Web site)

General Convention

  1. The Chief Officer of the Episcopal Church, elected by the General Convention, is called the Presiding Bishop, with a term of 9 years.

Bishop

  1. He was elected Bishop of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1898, and became Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in 1924. (Web site)
  2. The current presiding bishop is Mark Hanson (Bishop), who also serves as president of the Lutheran World Federation.
  3. Episcopal Church leader, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, has said she will consecrate any bishop whose election follows the rules. (Web site)

Bishops

  1. The synodical bishops, the Presiding Bishop, and the Secretary of the Church are members of the Conference of Bishops. (Web site)
  2. The head of the House of Bishops is the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.
  3. Pastoral letters may be issued in the Episcopal Church by the Presiding Bishop, the House of Bishops, or any diocesan bishop.

Presiding Bishop

  1. The Presiding Bishop in the case of the Episcopal Church, and the Archbishop of Canterbury in the case of the Church of England and the Anglican Communion.
  2. The highest authority in the church is the General Convention, which is headed by the presiding bishop (elected by the House of Bishops). (Web site)
  3. In these churches, the Presiding Bishop or Primus respectively is a primate without metropolitical authority over the dioceses of the church.

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