Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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The First Presbyterian Church 
3231 Tilghman Street
Allentown, PA 18104

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The Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem 
The Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem 

Ordination and Consecration of the Rev. Canon Kevin D. Nichols

God willing and the people consenting, The Reverend Canon Kevin D. Nichols will be ordained and consecrated a Bishop in the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church, and IX Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem on September 15, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church of Allentown.  The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, will be the Chief Consecrator.  The Right Reverend A. Robert Hirschfeld, Bishop of New Hampshire, will preach.

Service Information:

The service begins at 11am.  Please plan on arriving early to be seated before the processions.  Clergy: red stoles.  Bishops: rochet, chimere, tippet.

A reception and luncheon will follow the service and will take place on the campus of First Presbyterian.

Diocesan Clergy Meet and Greet

Clergy of the diocese are invited to a meet and greet with the Presiding Bishop at the Cathedral Church of the Nativity at 10am on Friday, September 14.  Lunch will follow the meet and greet.

There will also be a social event for clergy spouses during this time for any who wish to attend.

We are collecting a fund to help establish Kevin with the things he will need as he begins his ministry.  You may send checks payable to the Diocese of Bethlehem to: Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem, 333 Wyandotte St., Bethlehem, PA  18015.  Please note Bishop gift on the memo line.  You may also contribute online during the consecration registration process.  No gift is too small, all gifts of whatever amount are welcomed and honored.

Visit the website for more details in regards to rehearsals, directions and overnight accommodations.


Diocese of Bethlehem - www.bishopsearchdiobeth.org