Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Rt. Rev. Anne E. Hodges-Copple Appointed Bishop Pro Tem of Diocese of North Carolina

From North Carolina-

At the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Rt. Rev. Michael Curry was elected the 27th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. The reaction in North Carolina was a mix of elation, pride and excitement for The Episcopal Church and sorrow at knowing our beloved bishop would soon leave our diocese.

Knowing the question of “what’s next?” would naturally be on the minds of Episcopalians in the diocese, the Rev. Jim Melnyk, president of the Standing Committee, Bishop Curry and the Rt. Rev. Anne Hodges-Copple began the work of discerning the transitional possibilities even before General Convention, in order not to delay a decision in the event Bishop Curry was elected Presiding Bishop.

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