Discernment of the Tenth Bishop of Albany
Candidate Profiles
Biographical sketches, videos, and answers to essay questions formulated by the Profile & Search Committee are now available publicly for all to review here.
Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to get acquainted with each of the candidates at this stage in the discernment process.
Convention Deputies and Alternate Deputies elected for this year, and diocesan Clergy, are especially urged to pray for the guidance of the Holy Spirit in light of this additional information.
Watch for news of the Candidate Excursion, August 13-17. Details will be announced soon!
Congregations and individuals are asked to pray daily, asking God to meet the needs of, and to grant spiritual gifts and grace to:
  • the candidates and their families; for our diocese in this time of transition;
  • the clergy and deputies of Convention who will vote;
  • Alternate Deputies who may be called to serve;
  • the officers and leadership of our diocese, as well as the many committee members and volunteers who give generously of their time and talent to plan, coordinate, and execute the multiple aspects of the discernment process;
  • our consultant, Dcn. Brian Nordwick;
  • the Presiding Bishop’s Office of Diocesan Development; and
  • our staff, whose workload has increased, and who labor gladly, yet often in obscurity, for our benefit