The Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee elected the Reverend Phoebe Roaf, rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA, as its fourth bishop. She was elected on one ballot.
Roaf will be in stalled in a consecration service May 4 at Hope Presbyterian Church. The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, will preside.
Roaf is a lifelong Episcopalian. She grew up in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. She is rector at St. Philip’s, the oldest...