The Most Rev. Howard Kingsley Ainsworth Gregory was consecrated as the 14th Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands on May 17, 2012 in the Cathedral of St. Jago de la Vega, Spanish Town. He was elected at a Special Synod of the Church on March 27, 2012, and succeeds the Rt. Rev. Alfred C. Reid, who retired on December 31, 2011. Prior to his election as Lord Bishop, Bishop Gregory served as Suffragan Bishop of Montego Bay for 10 years. His pastoral journey began in 1973 when he was ordained a Deacon, and he entered the priesthood in 1974 (read more…)
Kingston Region The Rt. Rev. Dr. Robert McLean Thompson – coming originally from Forth William, Westmoreland – received his secondary education at Jamaica College. Following his call to the ministry of the Church he entered the United Theological College of the West Indies from which he graduated in 1973. He was ordained a priest in 1974. His continuing education included a Masters in Sacred Ministry from McGill University in 1979 and most recently a Doctor in Ministry – D.Min. – from Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, in 2004 (read more…)
The Rt. Rev. Leon Paul Golding was elected the fourth Bishop of Montego Bay on September 25, 2012 and was consecrated to that office on November 16, 2012 at the St. James Parish Church in Montego Bay.
Born in England, he came to Jamaica as the son of returning residents. In Spanish Town, he came under the influence of the late Canon Basil Jones and after offering himself as a candidate for the ordained ministry, he became a deacon in 1984 and a priest in 1985.
He spent his years as a Deacon at the St Andrew Parish Church (read more…)
Mandeville Region (vacant)