Thursday, May 5, 2011

Kenneth L. Chumbley announced as nominee for 11th Bishop of Alabama

From Alabama-

The Rev. Kenneth L. Chumbley, rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Springfield, is one of four nominees for the 11th bishop of the Eipsocpal Diocese of Alabama.

The nominees will spend four days in Alabama in June before the July 16 election. The new bishop would take office in November and be consecrated in January.

A native of Louisville, Ky., Chumbley earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of Louisville in 1976 and his master of divinity degree from the General Theological Seminary in New York in 1986.

Before being called to Missouri in 1995, he served as assistant rector at Christ Episcopal Church in Bowling Green, Ky., 1986-89, and as rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Johnson City, NY, 1989-94.

Chumbley is married to Penny Gordon-Chumbley, who is a business analyst and artist. They have one daughter, Clare, and two grandchildren.

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