Initial Coadjutor Bishop Candidates Announced

Posted December 10, 2017

The following candidates, having been nominated by synod council, have indicated to the Electoral Synod Nominations and Planning Committee their willingness to stand for election as coadjutor bishop.

Further nominations may also be made in writing by any ten members of synod, with the consent of the nominee, and provided to the chair of the Electoral Synod Nominations and Planning Committee prior to or during the electoral synod.

A special electoral synod will convene on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Christ’s Church Cathedral in Hamilton. After a short transition period following the election, the coadjutor bishop will assume the responsibilities of diocesan bishop on June 1.

This article has been updated to reflect the withdraw of the Venerable Max Woolaver and the Venerable Valerie Kerr as a candidates.