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About

Alan Gates

The Rev. Alan Gates is rector of St. Paul's, Cleveland Heights, having previously served parishes in the dioceses of Massachusetts, Western Massachusetts, and Chicago. A graduate of Middlebury College and Episcopal Divinity School, he served as a Russian linguist and Soviet analyst with the federal government before attending seminary.  Alan has chaired the Commission on Ministry in the Diocese of Ohio, and serves various roles in the process of discernment and formation for ordination. He and Patricia Harvey are parents of two grown sons. 

On April 5, Gates was elected bishop of Massachusetts from a field of seven nominees. Learn more.