By the numbers: Episcopal Church The GA Voice Editors May 28, 2010 National 2 - Openly gay bishops in the Episcopal Church, after Rev. Canon Mary Glasspool was consecrated May 15. 7 - Years since the Episcopal Church consecrated its first openly gay bishop, Rev. Gene Robinson, setting off a schism in the 77 million-member worldwide Anglican Communion. 801 - Congregations in the Anglican Church of North America, a rival group formed by churches opposed to the Episcopal Church’s increasing gay inclusion. 31 - Percent of respondents to a recent GA Voice survey who said they are currently active in a church. Sources: Boston Globe, www.Anglicanchurch.net, www.thegavoice.com SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website six × 8 = Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.