Bishop Craig Loya


The Rt. Rev. Craig Loya was consecrated the X Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota on June 6, 2020. 

Bishop Loya served as Dean of Trinity Cathedral in Omaha, Nebraska from 2013-2020, and was the Canon to the Ordinary in the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas from 2009-2013. He received his Master of Divinity from Yale University and a Diploma in Anglican Studies from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale in 2002. Joining Bishop-elect Loya in Minnesota will be his wife, Melissa, and their two children.

While transitioning to his role as Bishop, he wrote several pieces to introduce himself: 

Watch his Easter Sermon here.  

"Why the Episcopate? Why ECMN?"

"What is the purpose of the Church?"

To schedule an appointment with Bishop-elect Loya, please contact Jessica Ricardo, your Missioner for the Bishop, at or 612-870-3301. To be in touch with Bishop-elect Loya, please email him at