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2017 reports

> Maranatha Baptist, Peoria, AZ
> Our Savior, Sun City, AZ
> Epiphany, Decatur, GA
> First Parish, Cambridge, MA
> Bishop consecrated: Duke University Chapel, Durham, NC
> St Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Jersey City, NJ
> St Philip's, Durham, NC
> Holy Family, Syracuse, NY
> Grace Community Church, Surprise, AZ
> Trinity Church, Boston, MA
> St Hugo of the Hills, Bloomfield Hills, MI
> Church for the Nations, Surprise, AZ
> Blessed Sacrament, Harrisonburg, VA
> Ordination Service, Desert SW Conf., UMC, Glendale, AZ
> Mission Bell United Methodist, Glendale, AZ
> French Protestant (Huguenot) Church, Charleston, SC
> Vineyard Church of Anaheim, CA
> Village Church, Burbank, CA
> Shrine of Mary Queen of the Universe, Orlando, FL
> Calvary Bible Church, Bakersfield, CA
> Southwest Church of Christ, Phoenix, AZ
> Immanuel Lutheran, Oceanside, CA
> St Aidan's, Ann Arbor, MI
> Church of the Incarnation, Harrisonburg, VA
> St Clare of Assisi, Surprise, AZ
> All Saints of the Desert, Sun City, AZ
> Chapel of St Mary & St John, Cambridge, MA
> Emmanuel Episcopal, Harrisonburg, VA
> Roosevelt Community Church, Phoenix, AZ
> Blessed Sacrament, Scottsdale, AZ
> Renew Church, Peoria, AZ
> Calvary Chapel, Surprise, AZ
> St Joseph's, Wilmette, IL
> St Stephen Martyr, Washington, DC
> Encanto Community Church, Phoenix, AZ
> Phoenix Laestadian Lutheran, Cave Creek, AZ
> St Raphael's, Long Island City, NY
> Emmanuel Episcopal, Back Bay, Boston, MA
> Old Cambridge Baptist, Cambridge, MA
> Fireplace Church, Blacksburg, VA
> St Elias, Birmingham, AL
> Grace Lutheran, Phoenix, AZ
> St Anthony’s Monastery, Florence, AZ
> St Paul's Cathedral, Burlington, VT

2016 reports

> Grace Anglican, Oceanside, CA
> St Brendan’s, Los Angeles, CA
> Cathedral of St Simon & St Jude, Phoenix, AZ
> All Saints, Indianapolis, IN
> Luther Memorial, Blacksburg, VA
> First Presbyterian, Wickenburg, AZ
> St Mark's, San Francisco, CA
> King of Kings, Oceanside, CA
> St Andrew's, Denver, CO
> Saint Paul Lutheran & RC Community, Denver, CO
> God's Country Cowboy Church, Loveland, CO
> First Presbyterian, Oceanside, CA
> Northminster Presbyterian, Phoenix, AZ
> Belmont Christian, Christiansburg, VA
> McKinney Church, Fort Worth, TX
> Agape of Jesus, Jeffersontown, KY
> Genesis – The King’s Church, Oceanside, CA
> Holy Name of Jesus, Harrisburg, PA
> St Sebastian, Woodside, NY
> Whiteface Community UMC, Wilmington, NY
> Emmanuel Episcopal, Boston, MA
> Apostles Lutheran, Peoria, AZ
> Fusion Theater, Lowell, MA
> Holy Family, Syracuse, NY
> St Patrick's Cathedral, New York City
> St Malachy’s, The Actors’ Chapel, New York City
> King of Kings, Goodyear, AZ
> St Anthony of Padua Oratory, West Orange, NJ
> St Barnabas, Irvington, NY
> Old St Joseph's, Philadelphia, PA
> St Henry, Buckeye, AZ
> L'Église Française du Saint-Esprit, NY City
> St John Vianney, Goodyear, AZ
> St Pius V, Chicago, IL
> Vineyard North Phoenix, Glendale, AZ
> Trinity on the Hill, Los Alamos, NM
> Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley Nat'l Park, CA
> St Anthony of Padua, Wickenburg, AZ
> St Francis de Sales, Norton Shores, MI
> St Thomas the Apostle, Chicago, IL
> Good Shepherd, Acton, MA
> First Baptist, Arlington, TX
> Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, CA
> West Valley Family Church, Glendale, AZ
> Westminster Presbyterian, Phoenix, AZ
> Trinity Lutheran, Phoenix, AZ
> Mount Olive Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN
> Trinity Church, New Orleans, LA
> Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, MN
> Our Saviour, Tucson, AZ
> St James in the City, Los Angeles, CA
> St Paul's Cathedral, San Diego, CA
> Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, MI
> Holy Trinity, New York City
> Ashes To Go, Phoenix, AZ
> St Paul's, Oakland, CA
> Cathedral of Christ the King, Lexington, KY
> Old North Church, Boston, MA
> Old South Church, Boston, MA
> St Martin's, Davis, CA
> Holy Trinity, Chicago, IL
> St Paul's, Chicago, IL
> St James, Sault Ste Marie, MI

2015 reports

> Shepherd of the Desert, Sun City, AZ
> St Henry, Chicago, IL
> Trinity Church, Bay City, MI
> Queen of All Saints Basilica, Chicago, IL
> Blessed Stepinac Mission, Chicago, IL
> Grace Episcopal, Astoria, OR
> St Stanislaus, South Bend, IN
> Christ for All Nations, San Francisco, CA
> Restoration Anglican Church, Arlington, VA
> Westminster Presbyterian, Eugene, OR
> Shrine of Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville, AL
> St George the Great Martyr, Birmingham, AL
> Bethany Covenant, Berlin, CT
> Little Church of the Desert, Twentynine Palms, CA
> Church of the Epiphany, New York City
> St Peter's, Kirkwood, MO
> St Jerome, Chicago, IL
> St John's, Worthington, OH
> St Mark's, Honolulu, HI
> Our Lady of Lourdes, Sun City West, AZ
> Cathedral of St Andrew, Honolulu, HI
> St George's, New Orleans, LA
> Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
> St Aloysius, Detroit, MI
> Immaculate Conception, Portsmouth, NH
> All Saints, Traverse City, MI
> St Ann's, Avon, CT
> Church of the Angels, Pasadena, CA
> Cathedral Church of St Paul, Detroit, MI
> Phoenix Quaker Meeting, Phoenix, AZ
> Christ Church, Calumet, MI
> Trinity United Methodist Rays of Hope, Phoenix, AZ
> United Church of God, Tempe, AZ
> Chapel of Our Saviour, Colorado Springs, CO
> Immaculate Conception, Ithaca, NY
> FourteenSix Church, Surprise, AZ
> Church of the Ascension, Staten Island, NY
> St Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA
> St Paul’s, Sacramento, CA
> Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, AZ
> Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica, Royal Oak, MI
> Calvary Chapel Living Hope, Oceanside, CA
> Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, MO
> St Andrew's, Gaylord, MI
> San Miguel Mission, Socorro, NM
> St Christopher's, Pensacola, FL
> Spirit of Grace, Surprise, AZ
> Cathedral of St Simon & St Jude, Phoenix, AZ
> St James, Cheboygan, MI
> St John’s, Southampton, NY
> St Basil's Cathedral, Antioch, TN
> Trinity Church, Boston, MA
> Church of the Advent, Boston, MA
> First United Methodist, Phoenix, AZ
> Christ Church Anglican, Columbus, OH
> St Augustine, Phoenix, AZ
> Cathedral Basilica of St Louis, St Louis, MO
> St John's, Detroit, MI
> Emmanuel Episcopal, Petoskey, MI
> Shepherd of the Hills, Sun City West, AZ
> St Margaret of Scotland, Oceanside, CA

2014 reports

> St John’s Cathedral, Denver, CO
> St John's of Prairie Hill, Brenham, TX
> Palm Vista Baptist, Surprise, AZ
> Chapel, Loyola House of Retreats, Morristown, NJ
> Trinity Lutheran, Litchfield Park, AZ
> Life Church, Longview, TX
> Calvary Episcopal, Louisville, KY
> Prince of Peace, Sun City West, AZ
> Christ the King Cathedral, Phoenix, AZ
> Mountain View Nazarene, Tucson, AZ
> First Christian Church, Oceanside, CA
> Basilica of St Adalbert, Grand Rapids, MI
> Compass Church, Goodyear, AZ
> Surprise Church of Christ, Surprise, AZ
> St Andrews, Greenville, SC
> Glendale Nazarene Church, Glendale, AZ
> Creator Lutheran, Bonney Lake, WA
> St Clement of Rome, Sun City, AZ
> Chapel of St Ignatius, Seattle, WA
> St Barnabas, Bainbridge Island, WA
> Corr Chapel at Villanova University, Villanova, PA
> Iglesia Bautista Central, Phoenix, AZ
> Royal Palms Baptist, Phoenix, AZ
> Glide Memorial, San Francisco, CA
> Everfound at White Rock Baptist, White Rock, NM
> St Thomas the Apostle, Elkhart, IN
> Christ Church Episcopal, Kalispell, MT
> Grace Chapel of the Coast, Oceanside, CA
> St Joan of Arc, Orleans, MA
> Dormition of the Mother of God, Phoenix, AZ
> Mar Abraham, Scottsdale, AZ
> Holy Spirit, Akron, OH
> St Thomas More, Convent Station, NJ
> St Peter's, Mount Pleasant, SC
> Grace Church, Bath, OH
> St Mary's, Alexandria, VA
> Holy Trinity, San Carlos, CA
> Camelback Bible Church, Paradise Valley, AZ
> Asbury United Methodist, Phoenix, AZ
> Home Moravian, Winston-Salem, NC
> Church of the Advent, Oceanside, CA
> New Song UMC, Surprise, AZ
> Desert Palms Presbyterian, Sun City West, AZ
> North Valley Free Will Baptist, Phoenix, AZ
> Roadhouse Biker Church, San Bernardino, CA
> St Sava, Phoenix, AZ
> Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, IN
> Moreau Seminary Chapel, Notre Dame, IN
> Holy Cross & St Stanislaus, South Bend, USA
> Oceanside United Reformed, Carlsbad, CA
> Prince of Peace Abbey, Oceanside, CA
> St Paul's Cathedral, Springfield, IL
> Blessed Sacrament, New York City
> North Phoenix Baptist, Phoenix, AZ
> Madison Avenue Presbyterian, New York City
> Foothills Christian Church, Glendale, AZ
> Carmelite Monastery of Cristo Rey, San Francisco, CA
> St Mary Star of the Sea, Oceanside, CA
> Church of the Advent, Boston, MA

2013 reports

> Holy Faith, Santa Fe, NM
> Love Life Church, Phoenix, AZ
> St John's, Decatur, AL
> Queen of Peace, Mishawaka, IN
> St Philip's, Durham, NC
> Shepherd of the Valley, Phoenix, AZ
> Grace of God Fellowship, Tucson, AZ
> Central United Methodist, Phoenix, AZ
> Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Chicago, IL
> St Thomas the Apostle, Phoenix, AZ
> First United, Oak Park, IL
> Grace Walk, Phoenix, AZ
> St Francis Lutheran, San Francisco, CA
> Mid-Peninsula Vineyard, San Carlos, CA
> Little Flock Primitive Baptist, Barrineau Park, FL
> Lucernarium at Moreau Seminary Chapel, Notre Dame, IN
> Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame University, IN
> Mass at Moreau Seminary Chapel, Notre Dame, IN
> The Pavilion, Villanova University, Villanova, PA
> Epiphany, San Carlos, CA
> St Mark's Cathedral, Minneapolis, MN
> Indian Hill Church, Village of Indian Hill, OH
> Trinity United Methodist, Denver, CO
> Grace Church, Charleston, SC
> Memorial Baptist, Gettysburg, PA
> Granite Mtn Hot Shots Memorial, Prescott Valley, AZ
> Lord of Life, Sun City West, AZ
> Living Streams, Phoenix, AZ
> St Paul’s by the Lake, Chicago, IL
> Christ Church, Little Rock, AR
> St Thomas More, Glendale, AZ
> Lubec Christian Temple, Lubec, ME
> Christ Church, Georgetown, Washington, DC
> Christ Church Anglican, Carefree, AZ
> Christ Church, Bronxville, NY
> Living Faith Fellowship, Phoenix, AZ
> Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, TX
> St Gabriel the Archangel, Cave Creek, AZ
> St Luke's, New York City
> Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, TX
> St Michael and All Angels, Dallas, TX
> Dallas Bible Church, Dallas, TX
> St John’s, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
> Holy Trinity Lutheran, New York City
> Trinity Lutheran, Kalamazoo, MI
> St Jean Baptiste, New York City
> St Patrick’s, Scottsdale, AZ
> St Agatha's, DeFuniak Springs, FL
> Trinity Church, Boston, MA
> St Barnabas, Portage, MI
> Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York City
> Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
> St Ignatius Loyola, New York City
> St Bartholomew's, New York City
> Old St Mary & Holy Family Mission, San Francisco, CA
> First United Methodist, Glendale, AZ
> St Michael the Archangel, Auburn, AL
> St Charles Borromeo, Peru, IN
> St John's, Mobile, AL
> Church of Antioch, Santa Fe, NM

2012 reports

> Christ Church of the Ascension, Paradise Valley, AZ
> St Christopher's, Sun City, AZ
> Christ Church, Pensacola, FL
> National Shrine of the Little Flower, Royal Oak, MI
> Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, TX
> All Saints, Ft Lauderdale, FL
> Covenant Presbyterian, Sun City West, AZ
> La Plaza United Methodist, Los Angeles, CA
> Advent Episcopal, Sun City West, AZ
> Ray of Hope, Decatur, GA
> St Jude’s, Scottsboro, AL
> Ordination of Tenth Bishop of Atlanta, GA
> Chapel by the Sea, Clearwater, FL
> Christian Challenge, Glendale, AZ
> St Boniface, Sarasota, FL
> St James, Hyde Park, NY
> Passion City Church, Atlanta, GA
> Chapel of the Cross, Chapel Hill, NC
> New Promise Lutheran, St George, UT
> Metropolitan Community Church, Los Angeles, CA
> Holy Spirit, San Jose, CA
> Christ Church, Tarrytown, NY
> Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Denver, CO
> Our Saviour, Atlanta, GA
> Monastery of the Holy Cross, Chicago, IL
> St Gabriel’s, Monterey Park, CA
> Church of the Atonement, Chicago, IL
> Holy Trinity (Downtown), Chicago, IL
> St John the Baptist, Glendale, AZ
> Christ Church, Cambridge, MA
> 22nd Street Baptist, Tucson, AZ
> Racers for Christ, Oklahoma City, OK
> St Peter's, Chicago, IL
> Corpus Christi, Phoenix, AZ
> Saint Luke's, Chicago, IL
> St Andrew's, Kokomo, IN
> Faith Presbyterian, Sun City, AZ
> St Martin de Porres, Syracuse, IN
> Our Savior, Pagosa Springs, CO
> Calvin Presbyterian, Phoenix, AZ
> St Charles King and Martyr, Huntsville, AL
> Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, TX
> St John's, Lafayette Square, Washington, DC
> Theology on Tap, Alexandria, VA
> Worship @ the Water, Perdido Key, FL
> Harmony Primitive Baptist, Matthews, IN
> Christ Church, Grosse Pointe, MI
> Holy Trinity, New York City
> St Mary’s, Phoenix, AZ
> First Presbyterian, Royal Oak, MI
> Palo Cristi Presbyterian, Paradise Valley, AZ
> Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, KY
> Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, New York City
> Our Lady Queen of Peace, Staten Island, NY
> St Vincent Ferrer, New York City
> Grace Place, Chicago, IL
> Christ Church, Elizabeth City, NC
> Our Saviour, New York City
> Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, IN
> Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
> Church of the Advent, Lillian, AL
> Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham, AL
> His House, Mayfield, KY
> Blessed Sacrament, Tolleson, AZ
> Queen of Peace, Millville, OH
> Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, Spokane, WA

2011 reports

> First Presbyterian, Peoria, AZ
> St Barnabas, Bainbridge Island, WA
> St Michael's, Charleston, SC
> Urban Village Church, Chicago, IL
> St John's, Savannah, GA
> St Agnes, New York City
> Church of the Epiphany, New York City
> St Robert of Newminster, Ada, MI
> Cathedral of St Andrew, Grand Rapids, MI
> St Charles Borromeo, Peoria, AZ
> St Francis Xavier, New York City
> Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York City
> Corpus Christi, New York City
> St Vincent Ferrer, New York City
> Old St Patrick's, New York City
> Occupy Wall Street, New York City
> Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso, IN
> St Patrick’s, Pagosa Springs, CO
> St Andrew's, New York City
> St Peter's, New York City
> Willowbrook United Methodist, Sun City West, AZ
> Most Holy Redeemer, New York City
> St Clare of Assisi, Surprise, AZ
> Church of the Epiphany, Tempe, AZ
> Our Lady of Victory, New York City
> St Paul's Chapel, New York City
> St Sabina, Chicago, IL
> Restructured Church of the Holy Spirit, East LA, CA
> Church of the Holy Communion, Paterson, NJ
> St Mary's Basilica, Phoenix, AZ
> Santa Teresita, El Mirage, AZ
> Church of the Transfiguration, Dallas, TX
> Mater Misericordiae Mission, Phoenix, AZ
> Church of the Holy Spirit, Phoenix, AZ
> Desert Streams Lutheran, Surprise, AZ
> St Paul's, Seattle, WA
> Union Church, Los Angeles, CA
> Big House, Scottsdale, AZ
> Church in the Wind, Glendale, AZ
> Big Valley Grace Community, Modesto, CA
> Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, Pensacola, FL
> Jesus Christ Fellowship, Middletown, CA
> All Angels, New York City
> Shrine Church of St Bernadette, Brooklyn, NY
> St Peter’s, Litchfield Park, AZ
> St Lydia's, The Dinner Church, New York City
> Old Mission San Juan Bautista, CA
> Sts Cyril & Methodius and St Raphael, New York City
> St Peter's, New York City
> St John's, Huntington, Long Island, NY
> All Souls, New York City
> Worship & Word, Peoria, AZ
> Sun Valley Mennonite, El Mirage, AZ
> St Andrews, Birmingham, AL
> Ethos, Chicago, IL
> Prince of Peace, Ontario, CA
> Galilee Lutheran, Kelseyville, CA
> Buckhead Church, Atlanta, GA
> St Elizabeth Ann Seton, Woodbridge, VA
> Augustana Lutheran, Portland, OR
> St Peter's, Clifton, NJ
> All Saints, Beverly Hills, CA
> Christ Presbyterian, Tucson, AZ
> Sacred Heart, Colorado Springs, CO
> Redeemer, St Paul, MN
> Wild West Cowboy Church, Westcliffe, CO
> Grace, Jamaica, NY
> Second Presbyterian, Richmond, VA
> All Souls, Jacksonville, FL

2010 reports

> Highland Park United Methodist, Dallas, TX
> St Peter's on the Canal, Buzzards Bay, MA
> St Andrew's, Lewisburg, PA
> St Aidan's, Williston Park, NY
> St Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, IN
> New Birth Missionary Baptist, Lithonia, GA
> Third Lutheran, Louisville, KY
> Incarnation, Marietta, GA
> St George the Martyr, Niagara Falls, NY
> First Lutheran, Moline, IL
> First United Methodist, San Diego, CA
> Jenny Lind Chapel, Andover, IL
> Our Lady of Mt Carmel, Chicago, IL
> Christ Lutheran, Mt Shasta, CA
> First Presbyterian, Wilmette, IL
> First Christian & Niles Congregational, Fremont, CA
> Jesus Christ Reconciler, Chicago, IL
> First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Erie, PA
> West Portal Lutheran, San Francisco, CA
> St Paul's, Milwaukee, WS
> First Congregational, Los Angeles
> Holy Trinity, Ocean City, NJ
> St Francis of Assisi, Gulf Breeze, FL
> Rutgers Presbyterian, New York City
> St Mary of the Nativity, Scituate, MA
> Trinity Church, Boston, MA
> Church of the Red Rocks, Sedona, AZ
> Christ Church, New York City
> Holy Superet Light, Los Angeles
> Most Precious Blood, Astoria, Queens, New York City
> St John's Cathedral, Denver, CO
> Holy Cross, Pacifica, CA
> Pescadero Community Church, Pescadero, CA
> St Mary's, Hampton Bays, NY
> Holy Apostles, New York City
> Most Holy Redeemer, San Francisco, CA
> Hope Moravian, Hope, IN
> First Lutheran, Galesburg, IL
> St Elizabeth's, Milton, MA
> St Thomas Aquinas, Avondale, AZ
> St Thomas, Fifth Avenue, New York City
> Highland Baptist, Louisville, KY
> Korean Philadelphia Presbyterian, Los Angeles
> Actionchurch, York, PA
> Fifth Avenue Presbyterian, New York City
> Our Redeemer, South San Francisco, CA
> Amazing Grace, Lawrencville, GA
> Evangelical Presbyterian, Annapolis, MD
> Our Lady of the Skies, JFK, New York City
> All Saints, Ashmont, MA
> St Bartholomew's, New York City
> St Paul's, Santa Monica, CA
> Northeast Church of Christ, Eastpointe, MI
> St George, Laguna Hills, CA
> Grace Episcopal, Old Saybrook, CT
> Mariners' Church, Detroit, MI
> Cathedral of St Matthew the Apostle, Washington DC
> St John, Sharon, PA
> Unity Christ Center, Eau Claire, WI
> Mountain View Mennonite, Upland, CA
> St Francis, Fair Oaks, CA
> Wave Church, Virginia Beach, VA
> Cathedral of our Lady, Los Angeles, CA
> Fair Oaks Presbyterian, Fair Oaks, CA
> Vietnamese Martyrs Parish, Phoenix, AZ

NOTE: Older reports are in the USA Reports Pre-2010 archive

 
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