Provincial Directory: The Episcopal Church

 

Map and Statistics

Geographical Area:9,600,000 Sq Km
Population:284,000,000
Number of Anglicans:2,154,572 Baptized members
Number of Parishes:7095

History

Anglican worship was first celebrated in North America on the coast near San Francisco, by Sir Francis Drake's chaplain, in 1579. The first regular worship began in Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607. English mission societies (SPG in particular) supported the early work under the direction of the Bishop of London, who never visited the American colonies. The American Revolution challenged the ongoing existence of Anglicanism, as many clergy departed for Canada or other parts of the British Empire. Lay leaders was responsible for continuing the work of parish churches and recruiting clergy. The first bishop for the new Episcopal Church was consecrated by the Scottish Episcopal Church in 1784, with two other bishops consecrated by the Church of England after changes in English law. At that point, The Episcopal Church became fully autonomous and soon began to send missionaries to other parts of the Americas and beyond. Today a quarter of the Anglican Communion's provinces derive at least in part from that missionary work. The Episcopal Church today includes 100 dioceses in the United States, and 12 additional dioceses or jurisdictions in 15 nations in Asia, the Pacific, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe.

Information:

Primate:The Most Revd Dr Katharine Jefferts Schori

Provincial Secretary: Canon Peter C Ng

Provincial Secretary: The Revd Canon Dr Michael Barlowe

Provincial Treasurer: Mr N Barnes

Website:The Episcopal Church

Diocese:

Alphabetically View alphabetically. Provinces View by Province.
I
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont
Western Massachusetts
II
Albany
Central New York
Europe
Federal Ministries
Haiti
Long Island
New Jersey
New York
Newark
Rochester
Virgin Islands
Western New York
III
Bethlehem
Central Pennsylvania
Delaware
Easton
Maryland
Northwestern Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh
Southern Virginia
Southwestern Virginia
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
IV
Alabama
Atlanta
Central Florida
Central Gulf Coast
East Carolina
East Tennessee
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
Lexington
Louisiana
Mississippi
North Carolina
Southeast Florida
Southwest Florida
Tennessee
The Episcopal Church in South Carolina
Upper South Carolina
West Tennessee
Western North Carolina
V
Chicago
Eastern Michigan
Eau Claire
Fond du Lac
Indianapolis
Michigan
Milwaukee
Missouri
Northern Indiana
Northern Michigan
Ohio
Southern Ohio
Springfield
Western Michigan
VI
Colorado
Iowa
Minnesota
Montana
Nebraska
North Dakota
South Dakota
Wyoming
VII
Arkansas
Dallas
Fort Worth
Kansas
Northwest Texas
Oklahoma
Rio Grande
Texas
West Missouri
West Texas
Western Kansas
Western Louisiana
VIII
Alaska
Arizona
California
Eastern Oregon
El Camino Real
Hawaii
Idaho
Los Angeles
Navajoland Area Mission
Nevada
Northern California
Olympia
Oregon
San Diego
San Joaquin
Spokane
Taiwan
Utah
IX
Central Ecuador
Colombia
Dominican Republic
Honduras
Litoral Ecuador
Puerto Rico
Venezuela

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