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Episcopal Diocese of Lexington

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Congregations  34
Headquarters  Kentucky, United States
Cathedral  Christ Church Cathedral
Rite  Episcopal
Bishop  Bruce Edward Caldwell
Number of members  6,806
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Ecclesiastical province  Province 4 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America
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The Episcopal Diocese of Lexington is the diocese of The Episcopal Church with jurisdiction over eastern Kentucky. It was created in 1895 from the Diocese of Kentucky which continues to have jurisdiction of the western portion of the state. The cathedral for the Diocese of Kentucky is located in Louisville. The Diocese of Lexington is in Province 4 and its cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, is in Lexington, as are the diocesan offices. The diocesan office is called Mission House.

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The Diocese's greatest membership strength is in the Bluegrass region in and around Lexington, with a smaller pocket of strength in the Northern Kentucky suburbs of Cincinnati. The Diocese has only a few congregations in the Appalachian portion of the southeastern corner of the state.

Current bishop

On August 18, 2012, Douglas Hahn was elected on the second ballot. He was consecrated the seventh Bishop of Lexington on December 15, 2012.

List of parishes and locations

In addition to these parishes and missions, there are other ministries of the Dioceses that have attached chapels. The college ministry at the University of Kentucky is located at St. Augustine's Chapel in Lexington. St. Agnes' House in Lexington "is a nonprofit, ecumenical mission providing economical lodging for patients and their caregivers who have traveled to Lexington, Kentucky seeking treatment for serious illnesses at area hospitals and other medical care facilities."

The Diocese of Lexington also has a Co-Cathedral located at the diocesan camp and conference center, The Cathedral Domain, in Lee County. It is called the Cathedral of St. George the Martyr.

References

Episcopal Diocese of Lexington Wikipedia


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