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Episcopal Diocese of Lexington
Province Province IV
Bishop Stacy F. Sauls
Cathedral Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington
Membership 8,900
Website Episcopal Diocese of Lexington website
Location of the Diocese of Lexington

The Episcopal Diocese of Lexington, created in 1895, is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America with jurisdiction over eastern Kentucky. It is in Province 4 and its cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, is in Lexington, as are the diocesan offices.[1 ]


Current bishop

The Rt. Rev. Stacy F. Sauls, is the sixth and current bishop of Lexington. He has a law degree from the University of Virginia and a master's in divinity and an honorary doctorate from General Theological Seminary, in New York City. He also has an honorary doctorate from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.[2]

List of bishops

The bishops of Lexington have been:[1 ]

  1. Lewis W. Burton, (1896 - 1928)
  2. Henry P. A, Abbott, (1929 - 1945)
  3. William R. Moody, (1945 - 1971)
    Addison Hosea, bishop coadjutor 1970 - 1971)
  4. Addison Hosea, (1971 - 1985)
    Don A. Wimberly, bishop coadjutor (1984 - 1985)
  5. Don A. Wimberly, (1985 - 1999)
    Rogers S. Harris, assisting, (1999 - 2000
  6. Stacy F. Sauls, (2000 - present.

See also


  1. ^ a b Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 224
  2. ^ Episcopal Clerical Directory, 2005, revised edition, New York: Church Publishing, p. 805.

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