The Rev. George D. Young III of Fernandina Beach, Fla., was elected on Feb. 12 as the fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Harriman is one of more than 50 churches comprising this diocese.
Young, 55, rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Fernandina Beach, was elected on the eighth ballot out of a field of five nominees.
He received 107 votes of 142 cast in the lay order and 59 of 84 cast in the clergy order.