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Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire

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The Episcopal Church of New Hampshire, a diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America (ECUSA), covers the entire state of New Hampshire. It was originally part of the Diocese of Massachusetts, but became independent in 1841. The see city is Concord. The diocese has no cathedral.

Recent bishops

On June 7, 2003, the diocese elected Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop consecrated in the Anglican Communion. Robinson retired in 2013 at 65. His successor is the current bishop, A. Robert Hirschfeld, who was elected bishop coadjutor on May 19, 2012, and consecrated bishop in Concord on August 4, 2012. Hirschfeld served with Robinson until Robinson's formal retirement in January 2013.

In 2015, the diocese reported 12,662 members in 49 open parishes and missions.


Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire Wikipedia

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