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At an Electoral Synod held Saturday, November 16, the Rev. Canon David Greenwood, priest-in-charge of All Saints', Athabasca; and St. Alban's, South Athabasca, was chosen as Bishop-elect. Greenwood will succeed Bishop Fraser Lawton who resigned September 8, 2019. 

"It was a great day (at St. James' Cathedral, Peace River), the singing was amazing, the atmosphere was calm and relaxed...the Holy Spirit was present," said Canon Peter Clarke, Athabasca Editor, The Messenger.

Watch the January, 2020 issue of The Messenger for Peter's stories on the Electoral Synod and an interview with the Bishop-elect. The date of the consecration service has yet to be determined.