A Communiqué FROM THE HOUSE OF BISHOPS OF THE PROVINCE OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF RWANDA
The House of Bishops of the Province of the Episcopal Church of Rwanda (PEER) met in Kigali, Rwanda on the 4th day of September 2007. Acknowledging the significant growth of the missionary outreach initiated by PEER in the USA, the House of Bishops considered nominations for additional missionary Bishops to further the work of the Anglican Mission in the Americas (AMiA). The House of Bishops elected three bishops and appointed them to serve in PEER’s missionary jurisdiction in North America committed to extending God’s kingdom. The bishops-elect are the Rev. Terrell Glenn, the Rev. Philip Jones and the Rev. John Miller. The date for the consecrations has been set for the 26th day of January in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ 2008 following the Anglican Mission’s Winter Conference (January 23 – 26, 2008) in Dallas, Texas.
PROVINCE OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF RWANDA
AM Comment: This brings to 14 the number of American Bishops from other jurisdictions giving oversight to faithful Anglicans in the United States.
They are Bishops Murphy, Rodgers, Barnum, Greene, and Johnston (AMiA- Rwanda)
Bishops Minns and Bena (CANA – Nigeria)
Bishops-elect Atwood and Murdoch (Kenya)
Bishop-elect Guernsey and Bishop Fairfield (Uganda)
The Province of Wales has six bishops, the Scottish Episcopal Church has seven.