Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota

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Diocese of Minnesota
Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, Minneapolis.jpg
Saint Mark's Cathedral, Minneapolis
Ecclesiastical province Province VI
Congregations 106
Members 22,000
Rite Episcopal
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour (Faribault)
St. Mark's Cathedral (Minneapolis)
Current leadership
Bishop Rt. Rev. Brian Norman Prior
Location of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota
Location of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota

The Episcopal Church in Minnesota is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America which has jurisdiction over all of Minnesota, except Clay County, which is in the Episcopal Diocese of North Dakota, and Browns Valley, which is in the Episcopal Diocese of South Dakota. It is in Province VI. It has two cathedrals: the Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour in Faribault and St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral in Minneapolis. Its offices are in Minneapolis. It has 106 congregations representing 22,000 members. Henry Benjamin Whipple was the first bishop of the diocese. The Rt. Rev Brian Prior is the current bishop. For a period the diocese was split in two, but the Diocese of Duluth was reunited with the Diocese of Minnesota in 1944.

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Records of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota, are available at the Minnesota Historical Society, covering the period from the arrival of the first Episcopal missionaries into the area in the 1820s through the bishopric of Robert M. Anderson, which ended in 1993. They document the organization, administration, and history of the diocese and its parishes and missions through the records of the diocesan offices and parishes and the papers of numerous diocesan officials and leaders, including George Clinton Tanner, Stephen E. Keeler, Frederick F. Kramer, Hamilton Hyde Kellogg, Philip F. McNairy, and Robert M. Anderson. [1]


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