1787 - 1786 – Diocesan Convention elects William White as first bishop of Diocese of Pennsylvania

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Lancaster, PA 17602
717.397.4858 
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The Rev. David W. Peck, Rector 
The Rev. Richard C. Bauer, Associate Rector

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Diocesan Convention elects William White as first bishop of Diocese of Pennsylvania

In 1787 the Rev. Dr. William White, Rector of Christ Church, Philadelphia, was consecrated at Lambeth Palace, London. He thereby became the first Bishop of Pennsylvania and the second bishop (after Bishop Samuel Seabury of Connecticut) in the newly formed Episcopal Church of the United States.

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Saint James Episcopal Church
119 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
717.397.4858
Office@saintjameslancaster.org

The Rev. David W. Peck, Rector
The Rev. Shayna Watson, Associate Rector
The Rev. Glenn Miller, Priest Associate

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Sunday Mass 8:30 AM
Sunday Mass 10:30 AM

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Audrey Scanlan, Bishop
Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania



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