The Right Reverend Greg Rickel,
Bishop Diocesan, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia
Seattle, WA, USA
Bishop Greg Rickel is the eighth Bishop elected to the Diocese of Olympia. He was consecrated to the role on September 15, 2007.
Bishop Rickel embraces radical hospitality that welcomes all, no matter where they find themselves on their journey of faith. He envisions a church that is a safe and authentic community in which to explore God’s infinite goodness and grace as revealed in the life and continuing revelation of Jesus Christ.
As Bishop of Olympia, he supports the Episcopal Church in Western Washington and their efforts to live out the new diocesan vision: Locally Centered and Networked Communities, Forming Christian Leaders for Sacrament & Service.
Bishop Rickel has served the wider church as a stewardship consultant for the Stewardship Office of the Episcopal Church and for the Episcopal Network for Stewardship.