Saturday, October 19, 2013

Gunter elected new bishop

From Fon du Lac-

The Rev. Matthew Alan Gunter was elected Eighth Bishop of the Diocese of Fond du Lac at the 139th Annual Convention on Saturday.

Gunter, rector of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Glen Ellyn, Ill., was elected on the second ballot out of three candidates. To be elected, a candidate must have received a majority of the votes in both the lay order and the clergy order. On the second ballot, he received 73 of 99 votes cast in the lay order (50 required) and 43 of 69 votes cast in the clergy order (35 required), according to an event press release.

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