Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Terry Dance Elected Suffragan Bishop
On Saturday, March 28, 2009, the Very Rev'd Terry Dance was elected Suffragan Bishop of Huron. He has been Rector of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, Ontario since 2001.
The results of the 4th and final ballot were:
|Very Rev'd Terry Dance||198||75|
|Rev'd Canon Kim Van Allen||35||27|
|Ven. Jane Humphreys||37||20|
|Ven. Peter Townshend||22||8|
(147 votes from the laity and 66 votes from the clergy were needed to elect)
Candidates the Ven. Dr. Timothy Connor, Ven. Janet Griffith Johnson, Rev'd Canon Dr. Douglas Leighton, Rev'd Canon Christopher Pratt, Ven. Richard Salt and Rev'd Dr. Dalice Sim withdrew after the early rounds of balloting.
The Suffragan Bishop will be consecrated Saturday, June 6, 2009 at the Cathedral Church of St Paul, 472 Richmond Street, London, Ontario.