Icon (Close Menu)

Bp. Waggoner to Assist in Nev.

The Rt. Rev. James Edward Waggoner Jr., Bishop of Spokane from 2000 to 2017, will serve as Assisting Bishop in the Diocese of Nevada. Waggoner will continue living in Spokane and will assist in Nevada on a quarter-time schedule.

Waggoner’s assisting in Nevada is part of the diocese’s discernment after it postponed an election scheduled for November 2018 with a three-person slate.

“Bishop Jim will commence his tenure with us on Monday, April 1, 2019, and continue until the election of the 11th Bishop Diocesan of Nevada. (This may be extended until our eleventh bishop is consecrated),” the Standing Committee wrote in announcing his appointment.

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

Top headlines. Every Friday.

MOST READ

CLASSIFIEDS

Most Recent

Church Camp, Ministry Conferences, & VBS 100 Years Ago

July 1924 brought the Diocese of Georgia’s first summer camp, a vocations conference for 200 boys in New Hampshire, and 47,000 children in New York City’s vacation Bible schools.

Preaching the Transfiguration with Sarah Hinlicky Wilson

Episode 128 • 18th July 2024 • The Living Church Podcast • The Living Church Ever run out of preaching...

CEEC Commissions Overseers, Not Bishops

Just as the Church of England has created blessings for same-sex couples that are not wedding rites, the Church of England Evangelical Council has created “spiritual overseers.”

Sean Rowe: ‘I See Significant Changes’

The Presiding Bishop-Elect brings a deep reservoir of Episcopal experience to his coming role.