Once all petitions, if any, have been received, and are found to be in complete and proper form, a full and complete background check and reference checks, will be conducted for these new candidates. If the checks are fully satisfactory, and approved by the standing committee, these persons, if any, will be added to the names of persons qualifying as candidates for election at the electing convention on February 2 at St. Bartholomew’s, Poway.
All petition candidates for bishop must have six nominators (three clergy members and three laypeople, four of whom are delegates to our electing convention.) This online form (below) is the only way a nomination will be accepted and must be received by November 16 at 5 p.m. The Bishop Nominating Committee welcomes your nominations of […]
Please fill out this application for the fifth bishop of San Diego. Guidelines Thank you for prayerfully considering a call to engage in the process of discerning the Fifth Bishop of San Diego. The Bishop Nominating Committee is in constant prayer for all involved in this transition time and the application process. Initial applications from […]
The nominating committee for our next diocesan bishop has been hard at work since October 2017. We have made much progress. We were blessed with a wonderful response to our online survey and widespread participation in a number of listening sessions around the diocese. This input has proven valuable in creating our diocesan profile. The […]
It has been three months since the diocesan convention, and your standing committee continues to be very busy, both managing the transition process and serving as the ecclesiastical authority for the diocese. Working closely with our assisting bishop, the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, and the diocesan staff, we continue to monitor the progress of […]
Here is the latest regular progress update from the sub-committees as of November 28. Sub-Committee Progress Reports Educating and Communicating, We continue to distribute the Episcopate Posts on progress, plans, team biographies and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and plans on a regular basis and other communications as required. We are continuing to develop education material […]