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Payne Lecture – The Rt. Rev. David E. Bailey


Feb 4


Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Knapp Auditorium

The Board of Trustees of Seminary of the Southwest is proud to announce that the 2020 Payne Lecture will feature The Rt. Rev. David E. Bailey.

The Rt. Rev. David E. Bailey has served as bishop of Navajoland since Aug. 7, 2010. He served on the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church. His episcopate in Navajoland has centered on melding Navajo tradition with Episcopal Church customs; raising up indigenous ordained leadership; developing programs to combat substance abuse and domestic violence and to support veterans; and developing new sources of income. When he was elected bishop, he was serving as canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Utah.

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Hosted by the seminary’s board of trustees, this annual event honors the Rt. Rev. Claude E. Payne, former chair of the seminary’s board of trustees and bishop of the Diocese of Texas retired.

The lecture is open to the public and will be followed by a reception in the Weeks Center.