Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries nominees announced

Six persons, including one woman, have been nominated for Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries according to Episcopal Life Online:

Pending successful completion of background checks, the nominees include:

The Rev. Carl Andrews, 61, a U.S. Air Force colonel and chaplain stationed at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas.

The Rev James “Jay” Magness, 63, canon for mission and diocesan administration in the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia.

The Rev. Babs Meairs, 59, field coordinator in the Office of the Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries.

The Rev. C. Christopher Thompson, 56, rector, Eastern Shore Chapel Episcopal Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

The Rev. John Weatherly, 58, Joint Force Headquarters (Virginia) chaplain and rector, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Virginia.

The Rev. Carl W. Wright, 50, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force and chaplain Air Force Global Strike Command stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, Louisiana.

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