The Very Revd Charles “Chip” Edgar will be consecrated as the next Bishop of The Anglican Diocese of South Carolina in a special service at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul in Charleston on Saturday, March 12, 2022.
The service will begin at 10 a.m. with a processional of the Bishop Elect, members of the College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America, retired Bishops and clergy of the Anglican Diocese of South Carolina, the Diocese of the Carolinas and the Reformed Episcopal Church.
The consecration will be led by the Most Revd Foley Beach, Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America.
The Revd Dr. Jamey Graham, Pastor of Saint John Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina, will be the preacher. Pastor Graham and Bishop Elect Edgar began meeting together and developed a close friendship following the racial unrest in Baltimore in 2015. They have preached in one another’s pulpits and deepened the relationships between their families and congregations in the years since.
Today, Wednesday, January 12, 2022, the College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America in consented to the election of the Very Rev. Chip Edgar as bishop for the Anglican Diocese of South Carolina. More to come. pic.twitter.com/GDv1TfMoqD
— Anglican Diocese of SC (@anglican_sc) January 12, 2022