BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Pastor Scott Slater will retire after 21 years with the Bishop Diocese of Maryland.
Scott, who has worked since 2010 as an adjunct professor and chief of staff, will retire in July 2022, following the 80th Congress of the Episcopal Church.
No permanent replacement has been named, although Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton will help fill the position until the new assistant bishop can find a new canon for the normal.
During his time in the church, Slater “weared many hats” and served with professionalism and insight.
“Scott has served this diocese faithfully in numerous capacities since February 2000, including as a member of the Standing Committee, deputy of the General Assembly, and principal of the Good Shepherd. , Ruxton,” said Bishop Sutton. “He has provided a steady hand and authoritative leadership during times of crisis, and he has helped many missionaries and churches through difficult times in his ministry. surname.”
Retirement in July will mark the end of a 30-year career in the ministry, which began in Central Florida.
Slater plans to retire with his family, but will work as a part-time counselor for the church if needed.
“I have enjoyed serving the diocese in this role and will especially miss the extraordinary staff I served over the past 11 years,” Slater said. “I am very grateful to have been entrusted with this service and deeply supported [Bishop Sutton] and churches and affiliated groups in the wonderful Diocese of Maryland. ”
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