The Rev. Canon Bruce W. Woodcock, Class of 2002, has been named Episcopal Church Partnership Officer for Asia and the Pacific, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. Woodcock will be responsible for nurturing Episcopal Church relationships with Anglican Communion partners in the region and working with The Episcopal Church’s office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations. Woodcock is currently the Interim Pastor at St. Mary’s-in-Tuxedo, Tuxedo Park, New York, and has previously served congregations in the Diocese of Newark. A former employee of the Church Pension Group, his positions included manager, international relations & pastoral care; manager, international relations; manager, companion pension plan strategies; and manager, overseas pension plans.
His previous work at the Episcopal Church Center included serving as deputy to the senior executive for mission operations; deputy director of the world mission overseas development office; and assistant secretary for legislation for the General Convention. Woodcock was elected an alternate deputy to the 73rd General Convention from the Diocese of New York and served on various councils and committees in the diocese as well as the community.
The Partnership Officer for Asia and the Pacific is a member of the Episcopal Church Global Partnerships Office. Woodcock will begin his new position on March 1.