Adapted from the Diocese of North Carolina:
The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina has announced that the Rt. Rev. Peter James Lee will serve as assisting bishop on Dec. 1.
“These are such glad tidings,” said the Rt. Rev. Anne E. Hodges-Copple, Bishop Pro Tem for the Diocese of North Carolina. “Bishop Lee is a man of great faithfulness, great wisdom, vast experience, and he will bring us a calm and steadying hand that will multiply into all kinds of blessings.”
“We feel very fortunate to be coming back to North Carolina,” said Bishop Lee. “We consider Chapel Hill home, and I’m eager to be of assistance to [Bishop Hodges-Copple], to serving God and the people of the Diocese of North Carolina.”
Bishop Lee and his wife, Kristina Knapp Lee, will attend the 200th Annual Convention on Nov. 20-21.
Portrait of Bishop Peter James Lee courtesy of Episcopal News Service