Standing Committee Announces Slate for IX Bishop of Upper South Carolina
On August 14, the Standing Committee announced the slate of nominees for the IX Bishop of Upper South Carolina. Find the announcement on the Search and Transition website.
The petition process by which candidates can be added to the slate is now open and will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on August 28, 2021. The petition process guidelines and forms are available on the bishop search website.
A special electing convention will take place on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Trinity Cathedral. The new bishop will be elected by clergy and lay delegates from across the diocese at the convention, and the consecration of the new bishop is scheduled for February 26, 2022.