Venture In Ministry:
JOHN MAURY ALLIN
XXIII Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, 1974-1985
John Maury Allin served as the 23rd Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church. His election to that office was the culmination of a vocation in which he served as a parish priest, bishop in Mississippi, and as an educational and spiritual advisor. The Archives of the Episcopal Church holds Bishop Allin’s complete archive, which documents each of the venues in which he practiced his ordained ministry. This exhibit reflects the numerous connections and relationships he developed in the belief that ministerial leadership requires a personal commitment to the lives of those served.