Sunday, March 20, 2011

Episcopal bishop aims to strengthen diocese of San Joaquin

From The Modesto Bee-

The Rev. Chester Talton, who was born in Arkansas and moved to California as a toddler during the war years, is the new provisional bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin. He hopes to focus on spreading the good news of Jesus and doing outreach projects while continuing the legal efforts to regain property lost when Anglican Bishop John-David Schofield led the diocese away from the Episcopal Church over theological issues.

Talton replaces Bishop Jerry Lamb, who retired after a three-year tenure to his home in New Mexico.

The Bee spoke with the new bishop about his childhood, calling to the priesthood and vision for the future.

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