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The 25th Presiding Bishop
Biography of Frank T. Griswold
Frank Griswold was elected to a nine-year term as Presiding Bishop at the 1997 General Convention and invested in January 1998. He serves as Primate and chief pastor of the Episcopal Church, president of the House of Bishops, president and chief executive officer of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, and president or chair of numerous Episcopal Church boards and agencies.

Past Presiding Bishops
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Presiding Bishop Jefferts Schori and Bishop Griswold during a celebration of the Eucharist at National Episcopal Preaching Conference.  
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Pictures from the National Episcopal Preaching Conference
Bishop Frank Griswold served as chaplain for the inaugural National Episcopal Preaching Conference held April 19-22 at Kanuga Conferences in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
Bishop Griswold visits Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK), the Anglican Episcopal Church in Japan
Bishop Frank T. Griswold spent October 23 – November 19 in Japan where he taught, preached and visited the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK), the Anglican Episcopal Church in Japan.  The NSKK, a province of the Anglican Communion, is now celebrating its 150th anniversary.

In the News
The Living Church: Bishop Griswold’s Next Chapter
The Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold III, the Episcopal Church’s 25th Presiding Bishop from 1998 to 2006, fills his days with teaching and writing, international travel — and babysitting his granddaughters.
Chestnut Hill Local: Religion thriving in Cuba, Episcopal bishop says
The idea of religion prospering in a communist country defies credibility, but, according to Bishop Frank T. Griswold III, the former head of the Episcopal Church in the United States, that’s exactly what’s happening in Cuba.