The Electoral Synod that took place at Christ Church Cathedral (officers and administrators present) and online on Saturday, October 3, 2020, resulted in the election on the third ballot of the Reverend John Stephens.
Rev. Stephens will be Consecrated on January 23, 2021, and will at that point become Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of New Westminster.
On February 28, 2021, Archbishop Melissa Skelton's retirement date, Rev. Stephens will be Seated and Installed as the 10th Bishop of the Diocese of New Westminster.
Information about these liturgies will be broadly circulated as it becomes available.
Biography section to read Rev. Stephen's autobiography and link to Nomination Form.
Rev. Stephen's Responses to the Diocesan Profile .