South Dakota Nominates 2 March 4, 2019 Clips, News The Diocese of South Dakota has nominated two priests in its search for an 11th bishop. The Rev. Jonathan Folts is rector of St. John’s Church in Essex, Conn. The Rev. Mark Story is rector of St. Mary’s Church in Edmond, Okla. For more information on the two nominees, see the diocese’s candidates page. The diocese will accept nominees by petition until March 8. The electing convention is scheduled for May 4.