Amherst priest one of four candidates in election to take place Saturday, November 20
Episcopal clergy and delegates from the Diocese of Western New York’s 60 churches will gather at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Buffalo on Saturday, November 20, 2011, to elect their eleventh bishop.
The nominees are:
The Rev. Michael N. Ambler, Jr., rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Bath, in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine;
The Very Rev. Canon Michael A. Bamberger, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Sierra Madre, California, in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles;
The Rev. Dr. R. William Franklin, senior associate priest at St. Mark's Church, Philadelphia, PA, in the Episcopal Diocese of of Pennsylvania; and
The Very Rev. Canon Barbara J. Price, rector of St. Peter's Church in Eggertsville, NY, in the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York.