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Bishop Transition

The Rt. Rev. Mark Beckwith, 10th Bishop of Newark, hands the diocesan crozier to the Rt. Rev. Carlye Hughes, newly consecrated 11th Bishop of Newark, as the Most Rev. Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop, looks on. CYNTHIA L. BLACK 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 was consecrated the 11th Bishop of Newark on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at NJPAC in Newark, with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry officiating.

Upon Bishop Hughes' consecration, Bishop Beckwith retired, concluding nearly 12 years of service as 10th Bishop of Newark.

Updates

Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
March 16, 2018
The Petition Process ended at 5 PM on Thursday, March 15, 2018. No nominations by petition were received.
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
March 5, 2018
NEWARK, March 5, 2018 – The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Newark is pleased to announce a slate of candidates who will stand for election as...
The Bishop Search/Nominating Committee
February 26, 2018
Your Search/Nominating Committee, along with the Search Chaplain, spent three days last week attending a Discernment Retreat with eight potential...
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
February 14, 2018
Detailed status updates from Bishop Search/Nominating and Transition Committees.
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
January 17, 2018
Detailed status update from the Transition Committee for January 2018.
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
December 13, 2017
Detailed status updates from Bishop Search/Nominating and Transition Committees.
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
November 29, 2017
The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Newark is pleased to announce that Joseph LaVela (St. Paul’s, Chatham), Nerissa Boccino (St. Peter’s,...
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
November 28, 2017
By now you have read the information about the events that took place two weeks ago to necessitate a pause in our XI Bishop Search. Although our...
Search for the XI Bishop of Newark
November 20, 2017
The Diocese of Newark is revising the diocesan profile it published to guide the search for its next bishop after discovering that a section of the...
Eight members of the Bishop Search/Nominating Committee (l-r): Bernard Milano, Trinity, Allendale; Janelle Grant, St. Paul's, Paterson; the Rev. Jerry Racioppi, Holy Spirit, Verona (Co-Chair); Patrice Henderson, St. Andrew & Holy Communion, South Orange; the Rev. Tom Mathews, Christ Church, Ridgewood; Michele Simon, St. Paul's, Englewood (Co-Chair); Geraldine Livengood, Christ Church, Newton; the Rev. Thomas Murphy, St. Paul's, Jersey City.
October 31, 2017
By now we hope you are aware that our Diocesan Profile (telling candidates about who we are, where we see ourselves today, and some hopes and dreams...

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