Bishop Julian Dobbs

Bishop Julian Mark Dobbs is the Diocesan Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the Living Word and has oversight of the clergy and congregations in the diocese. He and his wife, Brenda, have made their home in Northern Virginia since 2006.

Ordained in 1991, he planted three congregations and served as the rector of the fastest growing Anglican church in New Zealand. He was elected and consecrated as bishop by the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) in 2011, and is a member of the College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA).

Bishop Julian is passionate about the saving power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and is committed to empowering congregations, supporting clergy, transforming injustice, inspiring local and global mission, and planting churches.

Bishop Dobbs’ Schedule

SEP 23-24 | Church of the Holy Spirit, Tulsa, OK

Oct 1-4 | ADLW Clergy Retreat

Oct 7-8 | Church of the Good Shepherd, Binghamton, NY

Oct 21-22 | Redeemer Anglican, Annapolis, MD

Nov 4-5 | Church of the transfiguration, cleveland, OH

nov 11-12 | holy cross, Milwaukee, WI

Nov 18-19 | messiah Anglican, Philadelphia, pa; all souls anglican, Cherry Hill, NJ

Bishop William Love

Bishop William Love was ordained to the priesthood in 1992. He was consecrated as a Coadjutor-Bishop in 2006 and began his term as the ninth Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Albany in 2007. Bishop Love resigned from his position as Diocesan Bishop on February 1, 2021. He began his service as Assisting Bishop to the Anglican Diocese of the Living Word on Easter Sunday, 2021.

As an assisting bishop, Bishop Bill supports Bishop Julian in providing episcopal ministry to the congregations, church plants and ministries of this diocese.

In 1983, William, an Air Force veteran himself, married the now-retired Air Force Colonel Karen Love. They are parents to two children and proud grandparents of five grandchildren. The Loves make their home in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York.

Bishop Love’s Schedule

Sep 24 | Christ Church, South Bend, IN

Oct 1-4 | ADLW Clergy Retreat

Oct 15 | Church of the Good Shepherd, Catonsville, MD

Oct 22 | St. Peter's, Souderton, PA; All Souls, Cherry Hill, NJ

Oct 28-29 | Glory of God, Cocoa, FL

Bishop David Bena

Bishop David Bena started his ministry as a bishop in 2000. He has faithfully served the church in many locations. He recently retired from service as the Suffragan Bishop of the Anglican Diocese Living Word in 2019. Now, as a retired bishop, he assists Bishop Julian Dobbs with his episcopal tasks. Bishop Dave resides with his wife, Mary Ellen, at their house in Syracuse, NY.

Bishop Bena's Schedule

Sep 24 | Holy Trinity, Syracuse, NY

Oct 22 | West Point Anglicans, West Point, NY
Nov 12 | Bishop Seabury, Gales Ferry, CT