The Episcopal Church in Navajoland has been without a bishop since Bishop MacDonald accepted a call from his position as assisting bishop there to serve the indigenous people of the Anglican Church of Canada. Over the weekend the Rev. Canon David Bailey was named Canon to the Ordinary in this interim period.
“A majority of the 40 delegates who met at All Saints Church selected Bailey in balloting conducted within the context of worship, presided over by the Rt. Rev. Rustin Kimsey, former assisting bishop of Navajoland.”
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The long-term goal is to elect a Diné priest to serve as bishop of Najaholand.