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What is an Episcopalian?

An Episcopalian is someone who belongs to the Episcopal Church.  The word " Episcopal"  means church governed by bishops. The local church are called "parishes" which are governed by an elected group of ordinary people called the " vestry" , who help to lead the church and make important day to day decisions.  The pastor of the church is called "priest",  can be a man or woman and can marry and have a family .