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Katharine Jefferts Schori, American bishop. Achievements include becoming the first woman to lead a church in the worldwide Anglican Communion, 2006.

Background

Schori, Katharine Jefferts was born on March 26, 1954 in Pensacola, Florida, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Stanford University, 1974. Master of Science in Oceanography, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Oceanography, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1983.

Master of Divinity, Church Division School of the Pacific, Berkeley, California, 1994.

Career

Worked in oceanography, including at the National Marine Fisheries Service in Seattle. Ordained deacon, 1994, priest, 1994. Assistant rector Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, Corvallis, Oregon, 1994—2001.

Consecrated bishop, 2001. Bishop Episcopal Diocese of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2001—2006. Chief pastor, presiding bishop Episcopal Church United States of America, New York City, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include becoming the first woman to lead a church in the worldwide Anglican Communion, 2006.

Connections

Married Richard M. Schori, 1979. 1 child Katharine.

spouse:
Richard M. Schori

child:
Katharine Schori