Roger Pelham, Chairman of the Bishop Nominating Committee, has released an update on activities related to the nomination of candidates for the next Bishop of the Diocese of Western Anglicans. In his report he summarized the process for nominating a bishop as spelled out in the church canons, delineated the qualifications for candidates, listed the twelve members of the nominating committee, and presented the current status of their work.
Roger reported that there are currently four candidates in the process of discernment as the next bishop, including:
Fr. Keith Andrews, Living Faith, Tempe, AZ
Fr. Larry Bausch, Holy Trinity, San Diego, CA
Fr. Russell Martin, Christ the King, San Diego, CA
Fr. Jose Poch, St. David’s, Burbank, CA   (read more...)
The newest Anglican congregation within the San Diego Anglicans geographic area is Branches of the Cross Anglican Church located at 791 Valley Crest Drive, Vista, CA 92084. Branches of the Cross was officially welcomed into full membership in the Diocese of Western Anglicans in January. The rector of the parish is Rev. Tim Laundrie. Sunday services are at 10:30 AM, with additional services throughout the week.   (read more...)
Two of our local clergymen have been elected to serve three-year terms as members of the Diocese of Western Anglicans Executive Committee. The election took place at the House of Delegates meeting that occurred on Saturday, February 8, in Newport Beach. The new clergy members are Fr. David Montzingo, who is rector at Holy Spirit Anglican Church in San Diego, and Fr. Bill Gandenberger, who is rector at Anglican Church of the Resurrection in San Marcos.   (read more...)