The Diocese of Michigan has announced four nominees in its search for an 11th bishop. The slate draws from four states:

  • The Rev. Grace Burton-Edwards, rector of St. Thomas, Columbus, Ga.;
  • The Rev. Canon Paula Clark, canon to the ordinary and canon for clergy development, multicultural ministries, and justice in the Diocese of Washington;
  • The Rev. Bonnie A. Perry, rector of All Saints’ in Chicago;
  • The Rev. Canon Ruth Woodliff-Stanley, canon to the ordinary of the Episcopal Church in Colorado.

Further details about the nominees, including biographic sketches, résumés, and essay answers, are available at

The diocese will accept nominees by petition until March 18. A special convention will elect the 11th bishop June 1.