Saint Augustine’s Chaplain Reverend Nita Byrd Appointed Commission on Ministry of the Episcopal Diocese

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(Saint Augustine’s University) University Chaplain Reverend Nita Byrd has been appointed to the Commission on Ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. This appointment was made by the Right Reverend Michael B. Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina.

The Commission on Ministry for The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina assists the bishop in the selection of persons for the ministry and in the pastoral care of all candidates for Holy Orders. The Commission also assists with the continuing education of the ministry and interviews each candidate for the diaconate and priesthood to ascertain personal readiness for that ordination.

The Rev. Byrd will also be the guest homilist at Saint Joseph’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville, N.C. on February 22, 2015.

Article Originally Appeared on Inside Saint Aug