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Episcopal Diocese of Northern California
Province Province VIII
Bishop Barry L. Beisner
Cathedral Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Sacramento
Website Episcopal Diocese of Northern California website
Location of the Diocese of Northern California

The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, created in 1910, is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America with jurisdiction over the northern part of California. It is in Province 8 and its cathedral, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, is in Sacramento, as are the diocesan offices.[1]


Current bishop

The Rt. Rev. Barry Leigh Beisner is the seventh and current bishop of Northern California. He has a master's in divinity from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific and a master's of sacred theology from General Theological Seminary.[2]

List of bishops

The bishops of Northern California have been:[3]

  1. John H. D. Wingfield, (1874 - 1898), Missionary Bishop and first diocesan bishop
  2. William H. Moreland, Missionary Bishop (1899), second diocesan bishop (1910 - 1933)
    Archie W. N. Porter, bishop coadjutor 1933
  3. Archie W. N. Porter, (1933 - 1957)
    Clarence R Haden, bishop coadjutor 1957
  4. Clarence R Haden, (1958 - 1978)
    Edward McNair, suffragan bishop (1968 - 1972)
  5. John L. Thompson, (1978 - 1991)
    Jerry A. Lamb, bishop coadjutor 1991
  6. Jerry A. Lamb, (1992 - 2006)
    Barry Leigh Beisner, bishop coadjutor 2006
  7. Barry Leigh Beisner, (2007 - present)

See also


  1. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 301-302
  2. ^ Episcopal Clerical Directory, 2005, revised edition, New York: Church Publishing, p. 62.
  3. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 301

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