Archbishop Paul Lorentzen
Archbishop of the Province of the East, USA
Deputy to the Primate
Archbishop Lorentzen is responsible for Transfiguration Church on Staten Island. He was ordained deacon and priest by Archbishop Peter Paul Brennan of the Order of Corporate Reunion, and consecrated for the Apostolic Episcopal Church by Primate Archbishop Francis C. Spataro assisted by other bishops in 2014. He has his Master of Divinity degree from Faith Evangelical College and Seminary, Tacoma, Washington.
As well as pastoral outreach, his ministry involves a range of ecumenical contacts. He has been appointed a Delegate at the United Nations to represent the Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II.