Sunday, August 2, 2009

Not to be outdone... here comes LA

Of a slate of 6 clergy nominated for Bishops Suffragan of Los Angeles, one is a Gay Man and one a Lesbian.

The Rev. Canon Mary D. Glasspool met her life partner, Becki in 1988.

The Rev. John L. Kirkley and his husband Andrew have an African-American son.

Of the slate of six, two will be elected to serve as Bishops Suffragan (Assisting the Diocesan Bishop) at a Diocesan Convention in Riverside. CA. The full slate follows with links to more information on the candidates:

The Rev. Canon Diane M. Jardine Bruce, rector, St. Clement's by-the-Sea Church in San Clemente, California;

The Rev. Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool, canon to the bishops in the Baltimore-based Diocese of Maryland;

The Rev. Zelda M. Kennedy, senior associate for pastoral care and spiritual growth, All Saints Church in Pasadena, California;

The Rev. John L. Kirkley, rector, St. John the Evangelist Church in San Francisco (Diocese of California);

The Rev. Silvestre E. Romero, rector, St Philip's Church in San Jose, California (Diocese of El Camino Real); and

The Rev. Irineo Martir Vasquez
, vicar, St. George's Church in Hawthorne, California.

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