Fifty-Seven Bishops Support Jane Dixon

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Sat May 26 23:52:44 EDT 2001


FIFTY-SEVEN BISHOPS SUPPORT JANE DIXON

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FROM BISHOPS OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE DIOCESE OF WASHINGTON AND ITS BISHOP REGARDING THE SITUATION
AT CHRIST CHURCH, ACCOKEEK, MARYLAND

To Whom It May Concern:

In regard to the situation at Christ Church, St. John's Parish,
Accokeek, Maryland, we the undersigned bishops of the Episcopal Church
in the United States of America affirm our
affection, respect and support for the Right Rev. Jane Holmes Dixon,
Bishop of Washington Pro Tempore. We believe that she is exercising her
pastoral responsibility and canonical authority appropriately and
patiently, and we note that she is doing so with the unanimous support
of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Washington.

The Rt. Rev. Robert M. Anderson, Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Los
Angeles.
Thc Rt. Rev. Allen J. Bartlett, Jr., Assisting Bishop, Diocese of
Washington The Rt. Rev. Frederick Houk Borsch, Bishop, Diocese of Los
Angeles The Rt. Rev. David Charles Bowman, Assisting Bishop, Diocese of
Central New York The Rt. Rev. Joseph Jon Bruno, Bishop Coadjutor,
Diocese of Los Angeles The Rt. Rev. Bruce E. Caldwell, Bishop, Diocese
of Wyoming The Rt. Rev. Roy Frederick Cederholm, Jr., Bishop Suffragan,
Diocese of Massachusetts The Rt. Rev. Richard Sui On Chang, Bishop,
Diocese of Hawaii The Rt. Rev. Otis Charles, Bishop (Ret.), Diocese of
Utah The Rt. Rev. Steven Charleston, President and Dean, Episcopal
Divinity School The Rt. Rev. John Palmer Croneberger, Bishop, Diocese
of Newark The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop, Diocese of North
Carolina The Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel, III, Bishop, Diocese of East
Carolina The Rt. Rev. Herbert Alcorn Donovan, Jr., Bishop (Ret.),
Diocese of Arkansas The Rt. Rev. A. Theodore Eastman, Bishop (Ret.),
Diocese of Maryland The Rt. Rev. Michael Garrison, Bishop, Diocese of
Western New York The Rt. Rev. J. Gary Gloster, Bishop Suffragan,
Diocese of North Carolina The Rt. Rev. Richard Frank Grein, Bishop,
Diocese of New York The Rt. Rev. Joseph Clark Grew, II, Bishop, Diocese
of Ohio The Rt. Rev. Ronald H. Haines, Bishop (Ret.), Diocese of
Washington The Rt. Rev. Sanford Z. K. Hampton, Assistant Bishop,
Diocese of Olympia,
The Rt. Rev. Barbara C. Harris, Bishop Suffragan, Diocese of
Massachusetts The Rt. Rev. Donald P. Hart, Assisting Bishop, Diocese of
Southern Virginia The Rt. Rev. Robert Wilkes Ihloff, Bishop, Diocese of
Maryland The Rt. Rev. James Louis Jelinek, Bishop, Diocese of Minnesota
The Rt. Rev. Robert Hodges Johnson, Bishop, Diocese of Western North
Carolina The Rt. Rev. Robert C. Johnson, Jr., Bishop (Ret.), Diocese of
North Carolina The Rt. Rev. Edward Witker Jones, Bishop (Ret.), Diocese
of Indianapolis. The Rt. Rev. David Bruce Joslin, Assisting Bishop,
Diocese of New Jersey
The Rt. Rev. James Arthur Kelsey, Bishop, Diocese of Northern Michigan
The Rt. Rev. Rustin Ray Kimsey, Bishop (Ret.), Diocese of Eastern
Oregon. The Rt. Rev. Robert Louis Ladehoff, Bishop, Diocese of Oregon
The Rt. Rev. Jerry Alban Lamb, Bishop, Diocese of Northern California
The Rt. Rev. Edwin M. Leidel, lr., Bishop, Diocese of Eastern Michigan
The Rt. Rev. David Keller Leighton, Sr., Bishop (Ret), Diocese of
Maryland The Rt. Rev. Arthur Heath Light, Bishop (Ret.), Diocese of
Soutwest Virginia The Rt. Rev. Charles L. Longest, Bishop, Diocese of
Easton, The Rt. Rev. Alfred Clark Marble, Jr., Bishop, Diocese of
Mississippi The Rt. Rev. Jack Marston McKclvey, Bishop, Diocese of
Rochester The Rt. Rev. George E. Packard, Bishop Suffragan, for the
Armed Forces The Rt. Rev. William D. Persell, Bishop, Diocese of
Chicago The Rt. Rev. F. Neff Powell, Bishop, Diocese of Southwest
Virginia The Rt. Rev. Kenneth L. Price, Jr., Bishop Suffragan, Diocese
of Southern Ohio The Rt. Rev. John Leslie Rabb, Bishop Suffragan,
Diocese of Maryland The Rt. Rev. Creighton Leland Robertson, Bishop,
Diocese of South Dakota, The Rt. Rev. Hays Hamilton Rockwell, Bishop,
Diocese of Missouri The Rt. Rev. Catherine S. Roskam, Bishop Suffragan,
Diocese of New York The Rt. Rev. Richard Lester Shimpfky, Bishop,
Diocese of El Camino Real The Rt. Rev. Bennett Jones Sims, Bishop
Emeritus, Diocese of Atlanta The Rt. Rev. Mark Sean Sisk, Bishop
Coadjutor, Diocese of New York The Rt. Rev. William E. Smalley, Bishop,
Diocese of Kansas The Rt. Rev. Chester L. Talton, Bishop Suffragan,
Diocese of Los Angeles, The Rt. Rev. Cabell Tennis, Bishop (Ret.),
Diocese of Delaware The Rt. Rev. Martin G. Townsend, Bishop, Diocese of
Easton (ret. 7/01) The Rt. Rev. Frank Harris Vest, Jr., Bishop (Ret.),
Diocese of Southern Virginia The Rt. Rev. Orris G. Walker, Jr., Bishop,
Diocese of Long Island The Rt. Rev. Vincent W. Warner, Jr., Bishop.
Diocese of Olympia.

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