The Rt. Rev. Jeff Fisher, Suffragan Bishop

About Bishop Jeff Fisher

The Rt. Rev. Jeff W. Fisher serves as the regional bishop for the East Region of the Diocese. He was elected bishop suffragan and consecrated in 2012. In addition to his visitations to parishes and missions, Bishop Fisher serves as executive for pastoral ministries, including care for active and retired clergy and their families. He serves on numerous boards and institutions, including the diocesan Liturgical Commission, the Episcopal Seniors Foundation, Global Partners in Mission, the Small Church Network, Vera Gang Scott Scholarship Committee, All Saints’ Episcopal School in Tyler, Daughters of the King, and Altar Guild.

Bishop Fisher is known for his compelling preaching, his focus on evangelism and his encouragement of the laity. He teaches homiletics at the Iona School for Ministry. A graduate of The University of Texas, Austin, Bishop Fisher was previously CFO for Hand Benefits & Trust, Inc., Houston.

He received a Master in Divinity in 2004 and was awarded a Doctor of Divinity in 2013, both from Virginia Theological Seminary. Ordained in 2004, Bishop Fisher served as curate at St. Mary’s, Cypress, before being called as rector at St. Alban’s, Waco, where he ushered in a time of unprecedented growth.

Bishop Fisher and his wife Susan have two adult sons, Scott and John.

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