Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe

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The Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe is a jurisdiction of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America which includes all its congregations in continental Europe. Along with dioceses in New York, New Jersey, Haiti, and the Virgin Islands it belongs to Province II of the Episcopal Church. The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church has jurisdiction over the Convocation but oversight is delegated to a bishop in charge, currently the Right Reverend Pierre W. Whalon.

Parishes[edit]

There are nine full-fledged parishes and numerous missions,[1] with a total of 3,857 baptized members (2010).[2] The parishes are located in five European countries: Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France.

Belgium[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Italy[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Missions[edit]

There are also groups known as "missionary congregations that are not yet full parishes:[3]

Austria[edit]

  • Marriage Retreat Kapelle, Mÿhlbach am Hochkšnig

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

The Convocation also supports an Episcopal "house church" in Almaty, Kazakhstan.[4]

Bishops[edit]

Various people have held the title of bishop-in-charge of the Convocation before the current bishop, Pierre Whalon. His immediate predecessor was Jeffery Rowthorn. Others include Matthew Bigliardi and Edmond Browning.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, Parishes and missions. Retrieved 2008-10-30.
  2. ^ http://archive.episcopalchurch.org/documents/BaptizedMembers_ProvinceDiocese2000-2010.pdf
  3. ^ Parishes and Missions
  4. ^ Parishes and Missions

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