Sunday, May 31, 2020

New Episcopal bishop consecrated at Savannah’s historic Christ Church

From Georgia-

Following a holy ceremony combining centuries-old traditions and modern technology to abide by COVID-19 precautions, Frank Logue was ordained and consecrated as the 11th Bishop of Georgia at Savannah’s historic Christ Church Episcopal on Saturday, May 30.

After the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia elected Logue to lead as bishop in November 2019, Saturday’s ceremony was originally scheduled to take place at Savannah’s Johnny Mercer Theater to accommodate a large audience. However, after the ongoing pandemic precluded crowded gatherings, the ceremony was moved to Christ Church on Johnson Square, according to Rev. William Willoughby III of Savannah’s Collegiate Church of Saint Paul the Apostle.

On Saturday morning, Christ Church was equipped with multiple cameras so that the ceremony could be livestreamed on the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia’s YouTube channel, while chorus and clergy members participated in the ceremony online from remote locations. Bottles of hand sanitizer were placed around the pulpit, and Logue wore a face mask during the proceedings.

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