The Episcopal Diocese of Michigan has consecrated its first openly lesbian bishop, in a move that the liberal mainline regional body is confident will not lead to further large-scale departures from the denomination. The Rev. Bonnie A. Perry had been elected bishop in June of last year on the fifth ballot of the Special Electing Convention held at the Cathedral Church of St.
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First female and openly lesbian bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan ordained
The image of that sunset and the golden light over the water is one she has always carried with her. That image decorated Perry's body Saturday morning. And you can't control it," Perry said. I think God is like that in all of its ways, both comforting and caring.
Bonnie Perry as its first female and openly lesbian bishop at a ceremony in Dearborn. Perry received 64 clergy votes and lay votes to be elected bishop; she needed a minimum of 55 clergy votes and 94 lay votes. All the candidates up for the position of bishop were women, according to the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan.