The Right Reverend Keith B. Whitmore, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Candler's Episcopal Studies program, has been Assistant Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta since April 2008. He previously served as the fifth Bishop of the Diocese of Eau Claire in northwestern Wisconsin from 1999 to 2008. Prior to being elected as bishop, Whitmore served congregations in Wisconsin, Missouri, and Kansas. He was serving as dean of the Cathedral in Western Kansas when elected bishop. Ordained priest and deacon in 1977, he has undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Theology, an MDiv and DD from Nashotah House Seminary.
Bishop Whitmore also served as an Army Chaplain and retired after 27 years of service. He has served on the Standing Commission on Ministry Development of the Episcopal Church and is former president of the Domestic Missionary Partnership and president of Affirming Catholicism, organizations devoted to the mission of the Church. He has also served as a trustee at Nashotah House Seminary and Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. Currently he serves on the Episcopal Church’s Joint Committee on Program, Budget, and Finance. He is Chaplain to the Anglican Association of Musicians and the Brotherhood of St. Andrew.
Bishop Whitmore has conducted workshops on Evangelism, Parish Development, Vision and Goal Setting, and Leadership Development in congregations around the country for over 25 years
Rt. Rev. Keith B. Whitmore
Candler School of Theology
1531 Dickey Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30322