New York diocese ordains Allen K. Shin as bishop suffragan

By diocesan staff
Posted May 19, 2014
The Bishops Surround Bishop-elect Shin for the Laying on of Hands. Photo: Kara Flannery

The bishops surround Bishop-elect Shin for the laying on of hands. Photo: Kara Flannery

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] The Rev. Allen K. Shin was ordained and consecrated as bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of New York on May 19 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

The chief consecrator was Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. Co-consecrating bishops included the 16th Bishop of New York, Andrew M. L. Dietsche, retired bishops of New York Richard F. Grein and Mark S. Sisk, retired suffragan bishop Catherine S. Roskam, Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano of Long Island, Suffragan Bishop Diane Jardine Bruce of Los Angeles, Bishop Robert A. Rimbo of the Metropolitan New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and Bishop Marian Blair Couch of the Northern Province of the Moravian Church. The sermon was preached by retired presiding bishop, the Rt. Rev. Frank T. Griswold III.

Shin most recently served as rector of St. John’s Church, Huntington, Long Island.