Diocese of Central Florida elects 4th BishopThe Rev. Gregory O. Brewer, rector of Calvary-St. Georges Church in New York City, was elected Nov. 19 as the fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church.
Fr. Brewer was elected on the 4th ballot out of a field of seven nominees. He received 141 votes of 241 cast in the lay order and 110 of 192 cast in the clergy order. An election on that ballot required 125 in the lay order and 95 in the clergy order.
The election was held during the diocese's special convention at Trinity Preparatory School.
Winter Park. Pending a successful consent process, Fr. Brewer will succeed the Rt. Rev. John W. Howe, who is retiring. Read the full story:../images/customer-files/Brewer.pdf
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