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Bishop Mark MacDonald

Bishop Mark MacDonald is the WCC president for North America.

WCC president for North America

Rev. Mark MacDonaldBishop Mark MacDonald assumed office as the Anglican Church of Canada’s first National Indigenous Anglican Bishop after serving for about 10 years as bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Diocese of Alaska where he was consecrated bishop on 13 September 1997. He has had a long and varied ministry, holding positions in Mississauga, Ont., Duluth, Minn.; Tomah, Wis. and Mauston, Wis.; Portland, Ore.; and the southeast regional mission of the Diocese of Navajoland.

Immediately prior to his ordination to the episcopate, Bishop MacDonald was canon missioner for training in the Diocese of Minnesota and vicar of St. Antipas’ Church, Redby, and St. John-in-the-Wilderness Church, Red Lake, Red Lake Nation. He is the author, co-author and co-editor of several publications.