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Location of the Diocese of Alaska
Episcopal Diocese of Alaska
Province Province VIII
Bishop Right Reverend Mark L. MacDonald
Cathedral none
Subdivisions Deaneries
Congregations 48
Website Diocese of Alaska website

The Episcopal Diocese of Alaska is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America with jurisdiction over the state of Alaska. It was established in 1895 and has 48 congregations.[1] It is in Province 9. It has no cathedral and the diocesan offices are located in Fairbanks.[2 ]


Current bishop

The Right Reverend Mark L. MacDonald is the current bishop. He has a divinity degree from Wycliffe College in Toronto, Ontario.

List of bishops

The bishops of Alaska have been:[2 ][3]

  1. Peter Trimble Rowe, (1895 - 1942)
    * John Boyd Bentley, suffragan (1931 - 1942)
  2. John Boyd Bentley, (1943 - 1948)
  3. William Jones Gordon Jr., (1948 - 1974)
  4. David Rea Cochran, (1974 - 1981)
  5. George Clinton Harris, (1981 - 1991)
  6. Steven Charleston, (1991 - 1996)
  7. Mark L. MacDonald, (1997 - present.

Churches on the National Register

Several parish churches are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as follows:

See also


  1. ^ Episcopal Diocese of Alaska website
  2. ^ a b Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 124
  3. ^ Bishops of Alaska

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