The Diocese of the Rio Grande was formed in 1952 by the General Convention of The Episcopal Church from the Missionary District of New Mexico and Southwest Texas.
The Diocese encompasses 154,000 square miles of the State of New Mexico and Far West Texas from the Pecos River to the border with Mexico along the Rio Grande.
The Rt. Rev. Michael Buerkel Hunn was elected Bishop of the Diocese of the Rio Grande on May 5, 2018. He was ordained and consecrated Bishop on November 3, 2018, as serves as chief pastor for the 15,000 members of the congregations of the Diocese that comprises the 154,000 square miles of the Diocese.
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The Rt. Rev. Michael Buerkel Hunn, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande, is pleased to announce his selection of the Rev. Canon William Lee Curtis III as Canon to the Ordinary to succeed the Rev. Canon Raymond Raney.
The Episcopal Cathedral of St. John in Albuquerque, has named The Rev. Kristina Maulden as its 27th Dean. She was nominated by the Right Rev. Michael Burkel Hunn, Bishop of the Diocese of the Rio Grande, and elected by the Chapter on July 11. She will assume duties at the Cathedral on September 1.
Excellence in Leadership (EiL) seeks to form courageous, resilient, and faithful leaders who are better equipped to build courageous, resilient, and faithful communities of faith, for the sake of the world.
Working with grief and the 12 steps
Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, 6 pm at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Alb. Followed by a potluck dinner.
Visit with the Very Rev. Kurt H. Dunkle, Class of 2004, 13th Dean & President on building future service to the church. Bring friends, parishioners, prospective students, and anyone interested in theological education and the church.
There will be three major sections to the three-day program: Creation, Journey, Renewal
The 2nd Annual Border Ministries Summit provides an opportunity to share information, build partnerships and increase awareness of the important ministries taking place on both sides of the border.