Diocese of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic
|Diocese of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic|
|Ecclesiastical province||Anglican Church in North America|
|Bishop||David L. Hicks
R. Charles Gillin (suffragan)
|Diocese of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Official Website|
The Diocese of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, formerly known as the New York and Philadelphia Synod, was a founding jurisdiction of the Reformed Episcopal Church in 1873 and, more recently, a founding Diocese of the Anglican Church in North America in 2009. It comprises 28 parishes, 27 of them in five American states – Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania – and one in the Canadian province of Ontario. The headquarters are located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. The current bishop is David L. Hicks.
The Reformed Episcopal Church of the United States, founded in 1873, was originally organized into synods. The New York and Philadelphia Synod, one of their founding synods, was renamed the Diocese of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic when the nomenclature was changed in 1984.
As part of the Reformed Episcopal Church, the Diocese of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic took part in the Anglican realignment movement in the United States, being one of the founding dioceses of the Anglican Church in North America.
The diocese is home for the Reformed Episcopal Seminary, in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
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