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Bishop Search Timeline 2017-2018

Search for the XI Bishop of Newark

 

2017

Feb 28

Bishop Beckwith Calls for the Election of the 11th Bishop of Newark

Mar 8

Standing Committee meets with The Rt. Rev. Matthews

April

Districts nominate for Search/Nominating & Transition Committees

May 5

Nominations for Search/Nominating & Transition Committees due to Standing Committee

May 10

Standing Committee meets to appoint Search/Nominating & Transition Committees

May 17

Standing Committee Communicates Committees to Diocese

Jun 9 - 10

Standing/Search/Transition Committee Retreat

Jun - Sep

Search Committee develops Profile/Surveys/Focus Groups

Jul - Aug

Standing Committee develops compensation package

Sep 27

Standing Committee Reviews Profile

Oct 2

Profile goes 'Live'

Oct 2 - Nov 17

Applications accepted

Nov 20

Search Process on Hold

2018

Jan 2

Search Process Reopens / Amended Profile Goes Live

Jan 2 - 10

Additional Applications Accepted

Jan 2 - 13

Search Committee Initial Screening

Jan 15 - Feb 2

Phone/Skype Interviews of Applicants

Feb 3 - 4

Final Discernment for Retreat Invitations

Feb 5

Discernment Retreat Invitations Sent

Feb 19 - 22

Discernment Retreat

Feb 23 - Mar 2

Narrow to Candidates

Mar 5

SC review and Announce Candidates

Mar 5 - 15

Petition Process Open

Apr 1

Easter!

May 3 - 6

'Walkabouts' in Diocese

May 19

Electing Convention

Sep 8

Bishop Beckwith's Retirement Luncheon

Sep 22

Ordination of the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Newark