Fall 2017 'Fourth Watch'
The fall 2017 edition of the Province IV newsletter, "Fourth Watch," is now available HERE. If you would like to be on the Provincial Mailing List to receive newsletters and periodic news items, please notify the PIV Administrator, Gene Willard, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Two clergy from PIV
elected as new bishops
Two clergy in Province IV were elected as bishops during the month of July, and a new bishop, the Rt. Rev. Samuel Rodman,was ordained and consecrated in the Diocese of North Carolina July 15. The Rev. Brian Cole, former rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Lexington, Ky., was elected bishop of the Diocese of East Tennessee on July 28 and will be ordained and consecrated as the 5th bishop of the Diocese of East Tennessee Saturday, Dec. 2.
Another PIV clergy, the Rev. Kevin Scott Brown, former rector of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Charlotte, N.C., was elected bishop of the Diocese of Delaware and will be consecrated as the 11th bishop of the diocese Dec. 9 at Delaware State University in Dover.
The Bishop-elect of East Tennessee served at Good Shepherd, Lexington, since 2012. Before that, he was the sub-dean of the Cathedral of All Souls in Asheville, N.C. He served as Province IV’s clergy representative to Executive Council from 2006-2012.
He is married to Susan Weatherford; their son, Jess, is a student at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala.
His ordination and consecration service will be at the Church of the Ascension in Knoxville.
Brown grew up in Asheville, N.C. and serve at Grace Church in Paris, Tenn., before he was called to Holy Comforter in Charlotte in 2007. He and his wife Carolina have two college-age daughters.
PIV Synod 2017
draws 215 to Kanuga
The Province IV 2017 Synod opened June 7 at Kanuga
Conference Center near Hendersonville, N.C., with 215 attending two-and-a-half
days of worship, learning, conversation and preparation for General Convention
next year in Austin, Texas. Above, Province President Angela Daniel of the Diocese of Upper
South Carolina and Province Vice President Don Johnson, bishop of the Diocese of West Tennessee,
spearheaded the full agenda of presentations and workshops, interspersed with
worship and opportunities for fellowship and networking. Province IV is the
largest of The Episcopal Church’s nine provinces and gathers two out of the
three years of the triennium in Synod in the mountains of western North