The Standing Committee of the Diocese

The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Western North Carolina serves as a council of advice for the Bishop and is the Ecclesiastical Authority of the Diocese in the absence of a Bishop.

 

The Standing Committee gives consent for persons to become candidates for Holy Orders, consent for ordinations and consent for elections of bishops in other diocese. Likewise, the Standing Committee also provides consent to the sale or encumbrance of property of the Diocese of Western North Carolina.

 

Elected by Convention, the Standing Committee is comprised of four clergy and four lay members, each serving a four year term. Any member having served a full term shall be ineligible for reelection for a period of four years.

 

To 2019

  • The Rev. Jim Dahlin, St. Mary’s & St. Stephen’s, Morganton

  • Mr. Allen Fulwood, St. Mary’s & St. Stephen’s, Morganton

 

To 2020

  • The Rev. Scott White, Trinity, Asheville

  • Ms. Caryn Stover, Cathedral of All Souls, Asheville

 

To 2021

  • The Rev. Patty Mouer, St. Luke’s, Asheville

  • Mr. George Sweet, Transfiguration, Saluda

To 2022

  • Ms. Lynn Getz, St. Luke’s, Boone

  • The Rev. Joslyn Schaefer, Grace in the Mountains, Waynesville

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