Gayle Harris

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Gayle Elizabeth Harris (born February 12, 1951)[1] was ordained as Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts in 2003, succeeding Barbara Harris.

This was the first time in the Episcopal Church in the United States that a woman was succeeded as bishop by another woman.

Harris was born in 1951. She was ordained as a deacon in February 1981 and as a priest in June 1982.[2]


  1. ^ Episcopal Clerical Directory 2013 (2013). New York: Church Publishing Inc. ISBN 978-0-89869-888-6, p. 405.
  2. ^ Louie Crew. "Rt. Rev. Gayle Elizabeth Harris. Bishop Suffragan Elect of Massachusetts.". Unofficial Anglican Pages of Louie Crew. Archived from the original on August 12, 2010.