Father Jason Epps of Senoia Elected as Bishop Coadjutor for Diocese of the Mid-South


In March of 2024, at the semi-annual House of Bishops in New York, Father Jason Epps, Senoia, was elected to the office of Bishop.

 For a season he will be a “Bishop Coadjutor,” which means that he will assist the current bishop and then succeed the incumbent bishop as the Bishop of the Diocese of the Mid-South (Georgia and Tennessee) not later than January 2026 when the current bishop will retire.

Epps is a graduate of Peachtree City’s McIntosh High School. He played varsity football at Olivet Nazarene University, Kankakee, IL,  before transferring to Atlanta’s Georgia State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts. He served as a police officer for 20 years with Peachtree City PD and was a lieutenant over the Criminal Investigation Division. He also is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Quantico, VA.. He received a Master of Ministry from Saint Michael’s Seminary, San Clemente, CA.

He is married to the former Jessica Paula Pierce, Griffin, and has three adult children and one child in high school. He currently serves as the Dean of the Cathedral of Christ the King in Coweta County.

His consecration is scheduled for October 18, 2024.