Pursuant to the Canons of The Episcopal Church, the Diocesan Commission on Ministry is nominated by the Bishop and confirmed by vote of the annual Convention of the diocese for three year terms. The purpose of the Commission is to advise and assist the Bishop: (a) In the implementation of Title III of the Canons of The Episcopal Church. (b) In the determination of present and future opportunities and needs for the ministry of all baptized persons. (c) In the design and oversight of the ongoing process for recruitment, discernment, formation for ministry, and assessment of readiness therefor.
The Rev. Courtney Davis-Shoemaker, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Charleston - Commission on Ministry Chair The Rev. Deacon Marionette Bennett, Calvary Episcopal Church, Charleston Mr. Chris Hayes, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Charleston The Very Rev. Wil Keith, Holy Cross Faith Memorial, Pawleys Island Ms. Jane Hart Lewis, St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, Florence The Rev. Rick Lindsey, Retired Ms. Mary Jo Roberts, St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Conway The Very Rev. Dow Sanderson, The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Summerville Ms. Jeanette Spencer, Calvary Episcopal Church, Charleston The Very Rev. J. Michael A. Wright, Grace Church Cathedral, Charleston The Rev. Cn. Phil Linder, Diocesan Staff Liaison
If you have any questions about the discernment process in the Diocese of South Carolina, please contact the Commission Chair, the Rev. Courtney Davis Shoemaker at firstname.lastname@example.org.