St. Paul's is the Episcopal church in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Our Diocese, led by Bishop Alan Scarfe, encompasses the state. As part of the Diocese of Iowa, we enjoy companion relationships with three dioceses worldwide.
Brechin in Scotland
The Diocese of Brechin is in the North East of Scotland, and part of the Scottish Episcopal Church. The Cathedral and Administrative Centre are in Dundee.
Founded in 1153, Brechin is one of seven geographical dioceses covering Scotland and part of the Anglican Communion worldwide.
Nigel Peyton was consecrated as the 55th Bishop of Brechin in 2011.
Nzara - South Sudan
The Episcopal Diocese of Nzara is situated in the southwest corner of the new Republic of South Sudan, bordered by the Republic of the Congo on the South and only 100 miles from the border of Central African Republic to the west.
Consecrated in 2010 as the first Bishop of the Diocese of Nzara, The Rt. Revd. Samuel Enosa Peni, was trained at Bishop Jeremiah Theological Institute in Yambio, Carlyle College in Nairobi and at Dubuque and Wartburg Seminarys in the US.
Swaziland is located in southern Africa, bordered by South Africa on the north, west, and south, and by Mozambique to the east. Swaziland is the first to elect a woman to be a Bishop in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.
The Rev. Ellinah Wamukoya was elected Bishop of the Diocese of Swaziland in 2012.
Bishop Ellinah Wamukoyah