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Alan Scarfe

The Rt. Rev. Alan Scarfe is the 9th Bishop of the Diocese of Iowa. Prior to his election Bishop Scarfe served as rector of St. Barnabas' Episcopal Church in the Eagle Rock area of Los Angeles. Alan earned a Master of Arts in Theology degree from Oxford University, Oxford, England in 1972. From 1973 through 1975 he completed post-graduate studies at the Romanian Orthodox Institute in Bucharest, Romania. He is a 1986 graduate of The General Theological Seminary and was ordained to the priesthood in 1986.