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Jeremiah Williamson T’05 Elected as 10th Episcopal Bishop of Albany

The Drew Theological School alum is scheduled to be installed in February

January 2024 – Drew Theological School alum Jeremiah Williamson T’05 has been elected as the 10th bishop by the Episcopal Diocese of Albany.

Williamson is scheduled to be concentrated and installed on February 24, 2024. He will lead 106 congregations with over 24,700 active members in 19 counties in northeastern New York.

The election took place during a special electing convention held at the Cathedral of All Saints in Albany, New York. Williamson will succeed Bishop William H. Love. 

He is the rector of Grace and Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, a position he has held since 2016. Previously, he served churches in Youngstown and Toledo, Ohio. 

Williamson earned a Master of Divinity degree from the Theological School. His spouse, Jennifer Williamson T’06, a United Methodist pastor,  also earned a Master of Divinity from Drew.

“I’m ready to be with you,” he said during remarks delivered virtually at the conference. “To listen, to learn from you, to fall more deeply in love with you even as together we fall more deeply in love with our God.”  

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