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Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh to Consecrate Bishop Alex Cameron This Saturday

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Rev. Alex Whitcomb Cameron post-election at St. Stephen’s church
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Pittsburgh, PA, August 3 — On Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 10 a.m. the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh will consecrate the Rev. Alex Whitcomb Cameron as their next bishop. Bishop-elect Cameron was elected on the first ballot on Saturday, April 30, by 117 clergy and 92 lay delegates, after a year-long search process. He was consented to by the College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America on Monday, June 13, 2022. Archbishop Foley Beach commented, “I believe Bishop-elect Alex will serve the diocese well and honor Jesus in the way he leads.

A Letter to the Diocese from Bishop-Elect Alex Cameron

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Just a few weeks ago we met together for the Special Electing Convention. I remain humbled and honored by the trust that has been placed in me by the Diocese. I look forward with joy to entering this partnership in the Gospel with you. May God impart his grace to us so that we might be empowered in that mission.

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