Monnot Elected Bishop of Iowa

The Rev. Betsey Monnot, a parish priest and church consultant from Northern California, has been elected as the X Bishop of Iowa at a special convention held on July 31 in Des Moines. Monnot, 54, was elected on the third ballot from a slate of three women candidates, and will be the first woman to serve as Iowa’s bishop since the diocese was founded in 1853.

Revival 2017 in Iowa

The Bishop of Iowa replaces parish visitations with 20 weekend gatherings that focus on revival theme.