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To honor Bishop Hagiya’s gifts to the church, the people of the Desert Southwest Conference are invited to contribute a donation in his name to the Bishop Hagiya Leadership Fund. All contributions to the fund will be used to support leadership initiatives for clergy and laity in the region.
On November 2-5, 2022, as approved by the Council of Bishops, Western Jurisdiction delegates will meet to conduct the business of the jurisdiction, which includes election and assignments of new bishops. News about the new bishops and their appointments will be...
As part of its commitment to engage in a more transparent dialogue leading up to the Western Jurisdictional Conference in November and the selection of new bishops, the WJ Committee on the Episcopacy launched a public site to view profiles on the candidates for episcopacy.
Bishop Grant Hagiya, who leads the California-Pacific and Desert Southwest conferences, said orientation would include discussions of the denomination’s global nature, an overview of legal matters facing the denomination and guidance for running annual conference meetings. New bishops also will receive training on combatting sexism and racism. Hagiya emphasized that the orientation sessions would include worship and prayer.
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