Episcopal Candidates: New Westminster

From the Diocese of New Westminster

This Episcopal Election will be the first election conducted on-line [in the Diocese of New Westminster].  [The Diocese] is in the process of establishing a working relationship with a third-party provider who has experience in conducting on-line elections.  Once we've completed our negotiations, there will be more information on how the election will be conducted.  Our third-party provider will provide opportunities to orient the Members of the Electoral Synod to the technology.

For the time being, please see the Press Releases page for current information put out by the [New Westminster] Episcopal Election Committee.

The election of Bishop Co-adjutor will take place on 3 October 2020.

The Episcopal Election Committee has confirmed the following people as Nominees for election as Bishop Coadjutor:

  • The Venerable Allan Carson
  • The Reverend Philip Cochrane
  • The Reverend Philippa Segrave-Pride
  • The Rt. Reverend Riscylla Shaw
  • The Reverend John Stephens

Candidate biographies


To complement the information the Nominees have given in their Responses to the Diocesan Profile and to the questions posed for the Town Hall, the Episcopal Election Committee asked each Nominee to prepare a short video. The Nominees have been asked:

Please use this opportunity "to share something about you, not only as a priest, not only as a bishop, but as a person. What do you want us to know about you?"

Town hall session

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