Diocese of Northern California4 Nominees for Northern California December 5, 2018 Clips, News The Diocese of Northern California has announced a four-person slate in its search for an eighth bishop: The Rev. Matthew D. Cowden, rector of St. Michael and All Angels Church in South Bend, Indiana; The Rev. Christopher Brooke Craun, rector of St. Michael and All Angels Church, Portland, Ore.; The Rev. Canon Megan Traquair, canon to the ordinary, Diocese of Arizona, Phoenix; The Rev. Randall R. Warren, rector of St. Luke’s Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Brief biographies available on a Candidates for Bishop page. The diocese will accept any nominees by petition until Dec. 12. An electing convention is scheduled for Feb. 9 at Faith Episcopal Church, Cameron Park.