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Standing Committee PDF Print E-mail

The Standing Committee is composed of six laypersons and six clergy, chosen at Diocesan Convention and serving overlapping terms of three years each. The Committee is the Bishop's Council of Advice and is the Ecclesiastical Authority of the Diocese in the absence of the Bishop. The Committee is canonically responsible for the approval of candidates for ordination and for approving parish requests to sell property and take on debt. The Standing Committee may also pass such standing resolutions as may be deemed necessary between meetings of Diocesan Convention.

The. Rev. Arthur Jenkins is the President of the Standing Committee.  The roster and contact information for members follows:


The Rev. Tripp Jeffords (2015)

The Rev. Ken Weldon (2015)

Mr. William Lyles (2015)

Mrs. Elizabeth Pennewill (2015)

Mrs. Dottie Bowen (2016)

The Rev. Shay Gaillaird (2016)

The Rev. Arthur Jenkins (2016) President

Mr. Frank Kirk (2016)

The Rev. Iain Boyd (2017)

The Rev. Mike Lumpkin (2017)

Mrs. Karen Kusko (2017)

Mr. Rob Shelton (2017)


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