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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 is a member of the Board of Trustees of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, a member of the Board of Directors of Episcopal SeniorLife Communities in Rochester, and a member of the Board of Trustees at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.  He serves The Episcopal Church as a member of Bishops Working for a Just World, Standing Commission on Social Justice and Public Policy, Disciplinary Board for Bishops, Episcopal Relief & Development, The Episcopal Evangelism Society;  The College of Bishops Board and peer coach; Trustee, Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion; and is Bishop’s Visitor and an associate of the Community of St. John Baptist in Mendham, New Jersey. 

In January 2015, Bishop Singh attended an interfaith pilgrimage in the Holy Land, along with Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. In February 2015, he participated in an Episcopal Relief & Development pilgrimage to Ghana.

He currently teaches Anglican Theology & Ethics at Bexley Hall - Seabury Western Federation.

Bishop Singh has been married to Dr. Roja Singh since 1991. They have two sons.