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Bishop Transition

Bishop-elect Carlye Hughes and Bishop Mark Beckwith at General Convention

Bishop-elect Carlye Hughes stands with Bishop Mark Beckwith as she is introduced in the House of Bishops at General Convention, July 2018. KIRK PETERSEN PHOTO

On February 28, 2017 Bishop Mark Beckwith called for the election of the next Bishop of Newark. He was consecrated the 10th Bishop of Newark on January 27, 2007.

On May 19, 2018 clergy and lay deputies elected the Rev. Carlye J. Hughes on the first ballot. She will be consecrated the 11th Bishop of Newark on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at NJPAC in Newark, with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry officiating.

Upon Bishop-elect Hughes' consecration, Bishop Beckwith will retire, concluding nearly 12 years of service as 10th Bishop of Newark.

Updates

The Bishop Search/Nominating and Transition Committees and members of the Standing Committee with Bishop Mark Beckwith and the Rev. Thad Bennett and the Rev. Kim Jackson, consultants from The Episcopal Church.
September 8, 2017
Have you been keeping up with the communication coming out from the Search/Nominating Committee via the diocesan listserv or as shared in The VOICE...
Bishop Search / Nominating Committee announces Listening Meetings
July 18, 2017
To the Diocese of Newark: We know that you are hard at work making sure every member of your congregation is aware of and has the opportunity to...
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
July 5, 2017
Hello, Diocese of Newark! As you may be aware, The Rt. Rev. Mark Beckwith, Bishop X of Newark, has announced his retirement. The Standing Committee...
The Bishop Search/Nominating and Transition Committees with Bishop Mark Beckwith and the Rev. Thad Bennett and the Rev. Kim Jackson, consultants from The Episcopal Church.
June 15, 2017
In the hope of a faithful response to God the Search/Nominating and Transition committees began their work together June 9 at St. Luke’s in Montclair...
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
May 18, 2017
Thank you all for your continued prayers as we prepare for the search and election of our 11th Bishop of The Diocese of Newark. This time of...
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
May 15, 2017
Thank you all for your continued prayers as we prepare for the search and election of our 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Newark. This time of...
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
March 31, 2017
DATE: March 31, 2017 FROM: The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Newark To: Our sisters and brothers in the Diocese of Newark With Bishop...
The Bible and The Book of Common Prayer
March 23, 2017
The Standing Committee is dwelling in the word and prayerfully discerning the next steps in the process of calling the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of...
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
March 14, 2017
The Standing Committee is prayerfully engaged in the work of helping the Diocese of Newark call its next Bishop. Last week the committee met with the...
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
March 1, 2017
Dear Diocese of Newark,

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