Springfield Bishop in Dispute Over Retirement

The Rt. Rev. Daniel Martins had announced plans to retire in June 2021, but the Standing Committee wants to move that up. Martins has been living in Chicago, outside the Diocese of Springfield, for personal reasons.

Springfield Bishop Announces Retirement

Bishop Dan Martins, one of the Episcopal Church's most influential conservatives, called for the election of a successor, who would be consecrated in June, 2021.