Barry L. Beisner

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The Right Reverend

Barry L. Beisner
ChurchEpiscopal Church (United States)
DioceseNorthern California
In office2006-2019
PredecessorJerry Alban Lamb
SuccessorMegan McClure Traquair
Ordination1978 (deacon)
1979 (priest)
Consecration30 September 2006
by Harry, Bishop of Idaho
Personal details
Born (1951-06-05) June 5, 1951 (age 68)

Barry Leigh Beisner (born June 5, 1951) is the seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. Following studies at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific (M.Div.) and the General Theological Seminary (S.T.M.), he was ordained to the diaconate on June 24, 1978 and to the priesthood on May 19, 1979. He was consecrated on September 30, 2006. Bishop Biesner announced his retirement at the Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California on in November of 2017.[1] He was succeeded by the Rt. Rev. Megan M. Traquair upon her consecration on June 28, 2019.[2]

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  1. ^ "Northern California Bishop Barry L. Beisner announces retirement plans". Episcopal News Service. 2017-09-12. Retrieved 2020-01-10.
  2. ^ "Megan M. Traquair consecrated as eighth bishop of Northern California". Episcopal News Service. 2019-07-03. Retrieved 2020-01-10.

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