Frank Lyons appointed Assistant Bishop of Pittsburgh ACNA diocese

 

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Submitted by gconger on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 05:56

The Diocese of Pittsburgh  announced today that the Bishop of Bolivia, the Rt. Rev. Frank Lyons has been appointed assistant bishop in the Anglican Church in North America diocese.
According to the statement released by the diocese, Bishop Lyons “will assist with pastoral care and oversight to clergy and congregations in the Diocese of Pittsburgh during Archbishop Duncan’s tenure as archbishop. Bishop Lyons will also exercise a special superintendence of diocesan congregations located beyond the Pittsburgh area. “
“We are delighted to welcome Bishop Frank and his wife, Shawnee, to the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh. Bishop Frank is a highly capable leader who brings with him a wealth of experience. I am confident that he will provide the support our clergy and congregations need during this amazing period in our life together as a diocese,” Archbishop Duncan said.
A graduate of Wheaton College, Bishop Lyons trained for the ministry at Nashotah House and earned advanced degrees from the Wheaton Graduate School, Fuller Theological Seminary, and Carey Theological College.  He and his wife Shawnee have seven children.
Bishop Lyon’s new ministry will begin 1 Aug 2012.
First printed in Conger's Consecration List.