Creighton Jones

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T. Creighton Jones
Fifth Presiding Bishop
Church Orthodox Anglican Communion
See Orthodox Anglican Church
In office 21 July 2012 to 18 April 2015
Predecessor Scott McLaughlin
Successor Thomas E. Gordon
Orders
Consecration 21, July 2012
by Jacob A. Welbourne, George D. Stenhouse, John Sathyakumar

T. Creighton Jones was the Presiding Bishop of the Orthodox Anglican Church and Metropolitan Archbishop of the Orthodox Anglican Communion. His apostolic succession is Anglican, Old Catholic, and Orthodox.[1] He was the fifth archbishop to lead the Orthodox Anglican Communion and the Orthodox Anglican Church.

In 2012, Scott McLaughlin announced his retirement and nominated Jones as his successor.[2] This nomination was confirmed by a vote of the General Convention of the Orthodox Anglican Church on June 9, 2012. Jones also served as the chancellor of Saint Andrew's Theological College and Seminary from 2012 to 2015.

On November 16, 2014, Jones announced his retirement and nominated his suffragan, Thomas E. Gordon, to be his successor. His retirement was effective on April 18, 2015.

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  1. ^ Apostolic Succession of OAC bishops 2012
  2. ^ Dickerson, Brad (July 21, 2012). "Myrtle Beach - Myrtle Beach priest now leader of 1.5 million member Orthodox Anglican Communion". Myrtle Beach Online. Archived from the original on October 3, 2014. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 

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