Thomas Gordon (bishop)

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Thomas E. Gordon
Metropolitan Archbishop
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Archbishop Thomas E Gordon of the Orthodox Anglican Church
Church Orthodox Anglican Communion
See Orthodox Anglican Church
In office 18 April 2015 to present
Predecessor Creighton Jones
Consecration 22, July 2012[1]
by T. Creighton Jones, Jacob A. Welbourne, George D. Stenhouse
Personal details
Born Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Thomas E. Gordon is the sixth Presiding Bishop[2] of the Orthodox Anglican Church and Metropolitan Archbishop[3] of the Orthodox Anglican Communion. On November 16, 2014, Creighton Jones announced his retirement and nominated Gordon, then his suffragan, to be his successor. Gordon became Metropolitan on April 18, 2015.

Gordon is the son of a Presbyterian minister and a Christian school teacher, was born and raised in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. His previous appointments in the Orthodox Anglican Church include Rector and organizing minister of St. Philip the Evangelist Anglican Church[4] in Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as Canon to the Ordinary, Suffragan Bishop, and Bishop Coadjutor.

He is a graduate of St. Andrew's Theological College and Seminary, and is married to Janet Gordon. They have three sons.


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