Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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About the Rt. Rev. Prince G. Singh

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Prince G. Singh serves as the Eighth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, New York. Bishop Singh was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He graduated from Madras Christian College, Tambaram, and Union Biblical Seminary, both in India. He was ordained a priest in the Church of South India (Anglican Communion) in 1990 and served congregations in rural South India. Bishop Singh holds postgraduate degrees in Practical Theology from Union Theological Seminary, Virginia (1994), from Princeton Seminary (1995), and a Ph.D. from Drew University in Religion and Society (2005). In 2011, Bishop Singh was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from General Theological Seminary in New York City. He served in the Diocese of Newark as Associate Rector at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown New Jersey (1997-2000), and as Rector of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Oakland, New Jersey, from 2000 until his election as Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester in February 2008.

Bishop Singh serves as a Trustee in the following Boards:

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities in Rochester
Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY
Episcopal Evangelism Society
Episcopal College for Bishops
Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion


He also serves as a member of:

Bishops United Against Gun Violence
House of Bishops Theology Committee
Co-Chair, Task Force on Theology of Social Justice 
Rochester Interfaith Network Alive 
Dalit Solidarity Forum USA
Peer Coach, College for Bishops

Bishop Singh teaches Anglican Theology & Ethics occasionally.