| The Episcopal Church|
June 24, 1989
| Ian Douglas|
| April 17, 2010
by Katharine, 26th Presiding Bishop|
May 20, 1958 (age 57)
Fitchburg, Massachusetts (1958-05-20)
Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut
Ian Douglas (bishop) Wikipedia
Ian Theodore Douglas (born May 20, 1958) is the bishop of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut. He was ordained to the diaconate on June 11, 1988, and to the priesthood on June 24, 1989. He was elected fifteenth, and current, Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut on October 24, 2009. His election marked the first time in the diocese’s 224-year history that a priest from outside the diocese has been elected bishop. He was consecrated on April 17, 2010. He was previously Angus Dun Professor of Mission and World Christianity at Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He also served as priest associate at St. James’s Episcopal Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1989-2010. Douglas earned degrees from Middlebury College (B.A.), Harvard University Graduate School of Education (Ed.M.), Harvard Divinity School (M.Div.) and Boston University (Ph.D.). Douglas is married to Kristin Harris. They are the parents of Luke, Timothy, and Johanna.
Douglas is a member of the Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion. He is also Vice-Chair of Episcopalians for Global Reconciliation.
On May 1, the Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church placed Bishop Douglas into nomination for election as the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church.