Episcopal Bishop Searches

Welcome to an unofficial listing of all of the elections for bishop currently occurring in the Episcopal Church (USA).

Current to 16 March 2020

Upcoming elections

Chicago, electing 20 June 2020; consecration January 2021
Oregon, electing 27 June 2020; consecration 30 January 2021
Wyoming, electing 18-20 September 2020
South Carolina, electing November 2020
Iowa, electing Spring 2021
Utah, electing April 2021


Retirements or resignations

North Dakota, resignation effective 1 May 2019
Milwaukee, November 2020
Pittsburgh, retirement announced, consecration scheduled for 14 April 2021
West Missouri, retirement announced for 2021
Springfield, retirement announced, June 2021 consecration planned
West Virginia, retirement announced, coadjutor consecration June 2021


Completed elections

Taiwan, election 3 August 2019; consents received; consecration 22 February 2020
Southern Virginia, election 21 September 2019; consents pending; consecration 1 February 2020
Eastern Michigan, election 19 October 2019; consents pending
Lexington, election 1 November 2019; consents received; consecration 21 March 2020
Georgia, election 16 November 2019; consents pending; consecration 30 May 2020
Missouri, election 23 November 2019; consents received; consecration 25 April 2020
Oklahoma, election 14 December 2019; consents recieved; consecration 18 April 2020
Alabama, election 18 January 2020; consents pending; consecration 27 June 2020
Minnesota, election 25 January 2020; consents pending; consecration 6 June 2020

Illustrations are adapted from the Ordinal of the Coronation Prayer Book of King Edward VII, 1904, C.R. Ashbee.