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Diocese of East Carolina
Province IV (Southeastern)
Bishop Clifton Daniel III
Cathedral none
Subdivisions
Parishes 74
Membership
Website http://eastcarolina.anglican.org/
Location of the Diocese of East Carolina

The Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina was formed on October 9, 1883 by action of the General Convention. It consists of the congregations of the Episcopal Church in the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina and forms part of Province 4 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Major cities include Wilmington, Fayetteville, New Bern, and Greenville. Originally its headquarters were located in Wilmington, but in 1983 a new diocesan house was built in Kinston, North Carolina. This is the location of the office of the current bishop, the Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel, 3rd.

Bishops of the Diocese of East Carolina

Since its formation, the diocese has been served by seven bishops.

  • The Rt. Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Watson (1884-1904)
  • The Rt. Rev. Robert Strange (1904-1914)
  • The Rt. Rev. Thomas C. Darst (1914-1945)
  • The Rt. Rev. Thomas H. Wright (1945-1973)
  • The Rt. Rev. Hunley A. Elebash (1973-1983)
  • The Rt. Rev. B. Sidney Sanders (1983-1997)
  • The Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel III (1997-present)

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Diocese of East Carolina
Province IV (Southeastern)
Bishop Clifton Daniel III
Cathedral none
Subdivisions
Parishes 74
Membership
Website http://eastcarolina.anglican.org/

The Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina was formed on October 9, 1883 by action of the General Convention. It consists of the congregations of the Episcopal Church in the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina and forms part of Province 4 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Major cities include Wilmington, Fayetteville, New Bern, and Greenville. Originally its headquarters were located in Wilmington, but in 1983 a new diocesan house was built in Kinston, North Carolina. This is the location of the office of the current bishop, the Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel, 3rd.

Bishops of the Diocese of East Carolina

Since its formation, the diocese has been served by seven bishops.

  • The Rt. Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Watson (1884-1904)
  • The Rt. Rev. Robert Strange (1904-1914)
  • The Rt. Rev. Thomas C. Darst (1914-1945)
  • The Rt. Rev. Thomas H. Wright (1945-1973)
  • The Rt. Rev. Hunley A. Elebash (1973-1983)
  • The Rt. Rev. B. Sidney Sanders (1983-1997)
  • The Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel III (1997-present)

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