Nominees for Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of Alabama Announced

Posted by Kendall Harmon

From here:

NOMINATING COMMITTEE FOR THE ELECTION OF A BISHOP SUFFRAGAN ..... announces the selection of its slate of candidates to be presented to the September 30th Diocesan Convention. The slate of four priests to be placed in nomination at the electing convention in Birmingham on Sunday, September 30th, 2007 follows:

The Rev. William Marc Burnett, Rector, St. Andrew's Church, Birmingham, Al.
The Rev. Alicia Schuster-Weltner, Canon for Congregational Development, Diocese of Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga.
The Rev. John McKee Sloan, Rector, St. Thomas Church, Huntsville, Al.
The Rev. Patrick J. Wingo, Rector, St. Thomas Church, Birmingham, Al.




NOMINATIONS BY PETITION are being received by the Standing Committee until the end of July. Nomination forms can be found below and downloaded for use. Any questions regarding Nominations by Petition are directed to the Rev. David Meginniss, President of the Standing Committee.

You are invited to join us in prayer as we prepare for the election.

A PRAYER FOR THE ELECTION OF A SUFFRAGAN BISHOP
IN THE DIOCESE OF ALABAMA

Almighty God, who by Your Son,
Directed the Apostles to feed Your flock;
lead, we pray You, the minds and hearts
of those who shall choose a Bishop Suffragan
for the Diocese of Alabama; provide for us
a Bishop who will faithfully preach God’s
holy Word, administer the sacraments of
the Church and equip Your people for ministry;
through Your Son Jesus Christ, our Lord.

Amen


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3 Comments
Posted July 16, 2007 at 4:45 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. loonpond wrote:

See the story in the diocesan newspaper here:
http://www.adventbirmingham.org/articles.asp?ID=3258

July 16, 8:43 pm | [comment link]
2. more martha than mary wrote:

Dear loonpond,
The site you link is the Cathedral Church of the Advent’s website.  Here is the diocesan website:  http://www.dioala.org/Default.asp
They are very different.

July 16, 10:34 pm | [comment link]
3. Bob Lee wrote:

My bets are on the female with the double name so we’ll know who she was before she got married.

bl

July 19, 4:53 pm | [comment link]
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