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Fond Du Lac Profile

Fond Du Lac Profile

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The Diocese of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, seeks its eighth bishop.
The Diocese of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, seeks its eighth bishop.

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The Diocese of Fond du Lac 2013 Diocesan Profile
 Angel of Prayer, Tiffany 1892 Trinity Church, Oshkosh
 
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Table of Contents 
Welcome
3Prayer & Theological Statement
4Blessings, Challenges, Hopes
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Fast Facts
8Map of the Diocese
9Our Region & Culture
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Diocesan Ministries
13What We Heard & Learned
15Discerning Our Next Bishop
16History of the Diocese
17Finances
19Timeline
20Standing/Search Committee
21Photos
22Forms
Nomination Process & Form
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Information Form
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Petition Process & Form
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Our Vision
“A community of disciples enthusiastically leading all people totransformation in Jesus.”
Welcome to the future of the Diocese of Fond du Lac!The Standing Committee/Search Committee of the Diocese of Fond du Lac hascompiled this Profile of our diocese as a prayerful offering in our search for theeighth bishop in our history as a diocese. He or she will succeed our currentbishop, the Rt. Rev. Russell E. Jacobus, who has served us faithfully for overnineteen years.If God is calling you to the office of bishop, or if you know someone who you think might be so called,we hope you will find the information in this Profile helpful in your discernment process. You will learnwho we are, where we have been and what we hear God calling us to be. You will discover something of our history and our Anglo-Catholic heritage including our origin under Bishop Jackson Kemper, the firstmissionary bishop of the Episcopal Church. You will read about our hopes for the person who will joinus in fulfilling Christ’s command to “make disciples of all people.”Included in this packet of information is aNomination Formfor your convenience in submitting thename of a nominee for bishop. Self-nominations are welcome. You will also find a timeline describingevents leading up to the election of our next bishop on October 19, 2013. The ordination andconsecration of our next bishop is scheduled for April 26, 2014.May Christ be with you and please pray for the Diocese of Fond du Lac as we move forward with God’shelp.The Standing Committee/Search Committee
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