The Anglican Diocese has announced the appointment of Reverend Fr. Earl Hepburn as the new Archdeacon for the Northern Bahamas. He was recently appointed rector of the parish of the Ascension in Freeport and now is an Archdeacon. Pursuant to the new appointment, he is now the Venerable Archdeacon Earl Hepburn. The appointment was announced on Sunday 3rd February. The appointment as rector was made on 15th January 2019.