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- The Presiding Bishop is an ecclesiastical position in some denominations of Christianity.
- The Presiding Bishop is elected every nine years to serve as the chief pastor and Primate of the church.
- The Presiding Bishop is a spiritual leader, and is responsible for carrying out the programs enacted by General Convention.
- The Presiding Bishop is an office in the church hierarchy of several denominations of the Latter Day Saint or Mormonism movement.
- If the Presiding Bishop is betting on the ignorance or nonchalance of the average pew dweller, she is making a pretty sure bet.
- A Resident Bishop also is the Presiding Bishop of any and all Annual (i.e., regional) Conferences of the Church within the Area.
- Rev. Burnice Hoyle Webster, and a number of former members of the Episcopal Church USA. He became its first presiding bishop.
- In November 1995 Bishop Owen was asked unanimously by the new bishops of the Evangelical Episcopal Church to serve as their first Presiding Bishop.
- The current presiding bishop, the Rev.
- For a complete listing by date of messages and statements made by Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson, visit the ELCA Web archive.
- In 1873, Bishop Cummins founded the Reformed Episcopal Church, of which he was the first presiding bishop, in New York City.
- Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson, with three other ELCA officials generously wrote both presidential candidates a public letter with the divine guidance.
- Gene Robinson of New Hampshire) and the 2006 election of a woman as presiding bishop (the Rev.
- The 2006 election of Jefferts Schori as presiding bishop was controversial in the wider Anglican Communion because she is a woman.
- The Presiding Bishop said anyone or any institution could take up any legal action against Bishop Egyir.
- We share the Archbishop's desire and encourage our Presiding Bishop to offer our assistance as bishops in this endeavor.
- After his confinement ended in the fall of 1981, Harding resumed his ministry as patriarch and presiding bishop.
- To date, all men who have served as the Presiding Bishop have been Melchizedek Priesthood holders, and none have been publicly identified as Kohenim.
- Unlike the cases of Bishops Schofield and Duncan, none of the above facts was disclosed publicly by the Presiding Bishop.
- At their head is the Presiding Bishop, who works with a staff based in New York City.
- The 38 primates who head the branches (including U.S. Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold) confer annually.
- Frank Griswold, presiding bishop of the church, asked if anyone had objections -- a traditional part of the ceremony -- and three people came forward.
- Today the presiding bishop traveled to Cuttington University in Suacoco, Bong County, where she received an honorary degree during a special convocation.
- 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.
- His letter repeated requests made by Katharine Jefferts Schori, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, the American branch of Anglicanism.
- The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is headed by a Presiding Bishop who is elected by the Churchwide Assembly for a six year term.
- The presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is elected to a six-year term by the Churchwide Assembly.
- Its president was the senior and presiding bishop of the house of bishops.
- When the Presiding Bishop called for a voice vote on the amendment to the amendment, she ruled that the "ayes" had it.
- 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.
- As you know, the election of a woman to the office of Presiding Bishop in The Episcopal Church makes our situation clearly untenable.
- The presiding Bishop of the Synod is called the Moderator and is elected normally to hold office for two years.
- If the House were to concur, the Presiding Bishop would depose the bishops and declare the episcopates of those dioceses vacant.
- If a majority of the House concurs, the Presiding Bishop must depose Schofield and declare the episcopate of the diocese vacant.
- We support the Presiding Bishop in seeking communion-wide consultation in a manner that is in accord with our Constitution and Canons.
- The current Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church is Katharine Jefferts Schori, the first female primate (religion) in the Anglican Communion.
- Most dioceses made the request primarily in response to the election of the new Presiding Bishop, the Rt.
- The Presiding Bishop has two counselors; the three together form the Presiding Bishopric.
- The Episcopal Church does not have an archbishop; its chief bishop is called the presiding bishop.
- Akinola reportedly ignored requests not to do this from both the Presiding Bishop and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
- The Primates request that the answer of the House of Bishops is conveyed to the Primates by the Presiding Bishop by 30th September 2007.
- Katharine Jefferts Schori will attend the meeting in her capacity as presiding bishop and primate of the Episcopal Church.
- 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.
- The ELCA is headed by a Presiding Bishop, who is elected by the Churchwide Assembly for a term of six years.
- Duncan was deposed on September 19 by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori with the consent of the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church.
- All of the Primates are men of power, they note, except for Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.
- The head of the New York-based denomination, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, said in a statement Saturday: "We lament the departure" in Quincy.
- 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.
- Later that year other bishops of the LEPC, including the then newly elected Presiding Bishop, Rev.
- The presiding bishop said both the ordination and mitre issues put the Very Rev.
- 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.
- Hitherto U. S. Episcopalians have merely chosen a Presiding Bishop, expected him simultaneously to run his own diocese and head the church at large.
- The Church is headed by a presiding bishop, elected by the Churchwide Assembly for a term of six years.
- The Chief Officer of the Episcopal Church, elected by the General Convention, is called the Presiding Bishop, with a term of 9 years.
- He was elected Bishop of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1898, and became Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in 1924.
- The current presiding bishop is Mark Hanson (Bishop), who also serves as president of the Lutheran World Federation.
- Episcopal Church leader, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, has said she will consecrate any bishop whose election follows the rules.
- The synodical bishops, the Presiding Bishop, and the Secretary of the Church are members of the Conference of Bishops.
- The head of the House of Bishops is the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.
- Pastoral letters may be issued in the Episcopal Church by the Presiding Bishop, the House of Bishops, or any diocesan bishop.
- 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.
- The highest authority in the church is the General Convention, which is headed by the presiding bishop (elected by the House of Bishops).
- 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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