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Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey is currently serving the Dakotas and Iowa Conferences while Bishop Laurie Haller is on medical leave. Working with the NCJ College of Bishops, the Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops approved Bishop Deborah Kiesey to provide episcopal leadership for the Iowa and Dakotas Conferences during Bishop Haller’s medical leave. 

Elected to the episcopacy in 2004, Bishop Deb is no stranger to either conference. From 2004 to 2012, she served as the episcopal leader of the Dakotas Area.

Contact Bishop Deb or Janet Beard at:

The Dakotas-Minnesota Episcopal Area office
at 612-230-6152

Mailing address:
122 W Franklin Ave, Suite 200,
Minneapolis, MN 55404


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