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John Wadsworth Howe

John Wadsworth Howe, American bishop. Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church as deacon, 1967, as priest 1968, as bishop, 1989. Member National Organization of Episcopalian for Life (chairman board), Fellowship of Witness (former president).

Background

  • Howe, John Wadsworth was born on November 4, 1942 in Chicago. Son of John Wadsworth Howe and Shirley Anita (Hansen) Howe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Connecticut, 1964; Master of Divinity, Yale University, 1967; Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Berkeley Division School, 1989; Doctor of Divinity (honorary), University of the South, Tennessee, 1990; Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Nashota House, 1991.

    Career

    • Chaplain Loomis School, Windsor, Connecticut, 1967-1969, Miss Porter's School, Farmington, 1969-1972. Associate rector St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Swickley, Pennsylvania, 1972-1976. Rector Truro Episcopal Church, Fairfax, Virginia, 1976-1989.

      Bishop coadjutor Diocese of Center Florida, Orlando, 1989-1990, Episcopal bishop, since 1990. Founder Sharing of Ministries Abroad.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church as deacon, 1967, as priest 1968, as bishop, 1989.

    Membership

    Member National Organization of Episcopalian for Life (chairman board), Fellowship of Witness (former president).

    Connections

    • Married Karen Louise Elvgren, September 1, 1962. Children: Katherine Janet Howe Rickwald, John Wadsworth III, Jessica Ruth Howe.
    • child: Katherine Janet Howe Rickwald Howe
    • child: John Wadsworth III Howe
    • child: Jessica Ruth Howe
    • mother: Shirley Anita (Hansen) Howe
    • spouse: Karen Louise Elvgren
    • father: John Wadsworth Howe
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    Born November 4, 1942
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Connecticut
    • 1967
      Yale University
    • 1989
      Berkeley Division School
    • 1990
      University of the South
    • 1991
      Nashota House
    • 1967 - 1969
      Chaplain Loomis School
      Windsor, Vermont, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      Chaplain Loomis School
      Farmington, Michigan, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      associate, rector St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1976 - 1989
      rector Truro Episcopal Church
      Fairfax, Virginia, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      bishop coadjutor Diocese of Center Florida
      Orlando, Florida, United States
    • 1990
      bishop coadjutor Diocese of Center Florida
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