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Bishop Doug Scharf to visit Boca Grande, St. Andrew’s this Sunday

January 18, 2024
By Staff Report

The Rt. Rev. Douglass Scharf, the Bishop of the Diocese of Southwest Florida, will visit St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, January 21, 2024. Bishop Scharf was elected bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Southwest Florida on April 2, 2022.

Prior to his 2022 election, Bishop Scharf was the Reactor of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church and School in Tequesta, and previously served Episcopal churches in Sarasota and in Brandon, outside of Tampa.

Bishop Scharf earned a D. Min. from Emory University, Candler School of Theology (2018) with a concentration in Biblical Interpretation and Proclamation.