The Rt. Rev. Keith B. Whitmore

Denomination: The Episcopal Church (TEC)
Organization: Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, GA

The Rt. Rev’d Keith B. Whitmore is serving as Assistant Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta having arrived at the end of April 2008. He previously served as Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Eau Claire in northwestern Wisconsin from 1999 to 2008.

Prior to being elected as bishop, Whitmore served congregations in Wisconsin, Missouri, and Kansas. He was serving as Dean of the Cathedral in Western Kansas when elected bishop.

Ordained priest and deacon in 1977, he has undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Theology, an MDiv. and D.D. from Nashotah House Seminary. Bishop Whitmore also served as an Army Chaplain and retired after 27 years of service. He has served on Standing Commission on Ministry Development of the Episcopal Church and is former president of the Domestic Missionary Partnership and current president Affirming Catholicism, organizations devoted to the mission of the Church.

Bishop Whitmore has conducted workshops on Evangelism, Parish Development, Vision and Goal Setting, and Leadership Development in congregations around the country for over 20 years. He and his wife Suzie are enjoying living in Atlanta and serving in the Diocese.

Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rt. Rev. Keith B. Whitmore

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Being Saints of God

Friday September 18, 2009
Bishop Keith Whitmore reveals that the saints we celebrate for All Saints' Day include each one of us.

Television by The Rt. Rev. Keith B. Whitmore

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The Right Rev. Keith B. Whitmore - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

Friday September 18, 2009
Assistant Bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta, The Right Rev. Keith B. Whitmore, talks about the work of an assisting bishop, his work as a military chaplain, the work of consulting churches on the changing world and the accessibility of God in the world today.