Bishop Price to visit March 13

Bishop Price

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Kenneth L. Price, Jr., will visit St. Stephen’s on March 13 for both the 8 and 10 a.m. services.

Dr. Price has served as provisional bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh since October 2009.

Bishop suffragan, or assistant bishop, in the Diocese of Southern Ohio since 1994, Dr. Price has taken as his primary ministry the Diocese of Pittsburgh until a new permanent bishop is elected and installed. He also serves as secretary of the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops and was appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Windsor Report Reception Committee.

Dr. Price was born in Charleston, W.Va. He is a graduate of the General Theological Seminary and Marshall University and was ordained deacon and priest in West Virginia in 1968 and bishop suffragan in Southern Ohio in 1994.

He and his wife, Mariann Prosser, currently divide their time between homes in Pittsburgh and Columbus, Ohio. They have two grown children.

Current vestry members

At the vestry’s last meeting, Alex Foster and John Ochap were appointed co-junior wardens. Karen Slobodian remains senior warden and JoAnn Pratt remains treasurer; the secretary position remains vacant.

Current vestry members are Jay Ackerman, Ethel Balas, Jim Campbell, Alex Foster, Pat Greene, Don Menzies, George McGinnis, John Ochap, Karen Slobodian, Lani Temple and Frank Yesko.