The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, offered the following response to the election on Feb. 9 of the Rev. Thomas J. Brown, the rector of the Parish of the Epiphany in Winchester, to be the next bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine:
"We are delighted at the election of the Rev. Thomas Brown to be the next bishop of Maine. He will bring to that role the same energy, joy and pastoral heart which he has devoted to his ministry at the Parish of the Epiphany, Winchester. We extend the congratulations and prayers of our diocese to Thomas, and to his spouse, the Rev. Tom Mousin, as they enter this sacred time of farewells and new beginnings."
Read the Diocese of Maine's election announcement here.