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Meet Bishop Elect Alex Cameron

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The Reverend Alex Cameron  has been elected to be the next Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh.  God willing, we expect the College of Bishops to ratify Alex on June 13th, and he will be consecrated on August 6th.  

Alex Cameron

Alex Cameron has been an ordained Anglican priest for more than 30 years and is currently President of the Isaiah Forty Foundation. He has led churches in Montreal, Vermont and Chicago over those 30 years. He has also worked as a business leader for organizations like General Electric and has had his own consulting company. He has been involved in the ministry of healing and wholeness with Isaiah Forty since 1996. Alex takes delight in seeing people realize that Jesus is bigger than they thought and that the Holy Spirit can bring lasting transformation in their lives. He and his wife Tamara have four adult children and three grandchildren. They live in Chicago.

Cameron and his spouse

Age: 57

Family: Alex and Tamara have been married since 1987.  They have four adult children: Jessie, Sarah, Aidan and Claire. They also have three grandchildren.

Current Position: President and CEO, The Isaiah Forty Foundation

Past Work Experience:

Ordained for 31 years, Alex originally served in Montreal in three different congregations, urban (Curate), rural (Rector) and suburban (Rector). After 10 years of ministry, he moved into the world of software development and medical informatics, working for GE Healthcare division in various technical and management roles.

While at GE he planted an ACNA church in Vermont (St. Timothy, Burlington), ultimately leaving GE to pursue the church plant full time.

Educational Background:

  • 2001 - Certificate in Information Technology
    Information Technology Institute, Halifax, NS, Canada
  • 1990 - MDiv
    Wycliffe College, Toronto, ON Canada
  • 1985 - BA
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Diocesan or Church Service:

Alex has served as Canon for Church Planting and Leadership Development in the Anglican Diocese in New England, and on their Standing Committee as a member and as Chair.  He is currently the Chair of the Bishop’s Council in the Diocese of the Upper Midwest.

Personal Interests:

  • Cycling
  • Wood working (and other building projects)
  • Music (Double Bass)

Where I experience passion in ministry:

It is my greatest joy in ministry to see people gain a fresh understanding that the gospel of Jesus Christ is deeply relevant to and transformative for the particular circumstances of their lives. This is true for new believers as well as for those who have followed Jesus for many years. It is the work of individual revival.  I also love the ministry of reconciliation, active and alive in healing rifts and divisions in churches and communities. I delight also in teaching and preaching.

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