KENNEWICK, Wa. – Newly-released Bishop Garth Shumway of Kennewick Central Ward is growing a beard, sources say.

After five service-filled faithful years some ward members are discouraged by Shumway’s freshly furry face. Many are beginning to doubt his integrity, asking themselves if his ruggedly handsome beard is external evidence of his internally crumbling testimony?

We at The Sunday Pews invite the public to make an analysis of the testimony and facial hair in question, and to judge Shumway through the poll below:


Is Bishop Shumway falling off the deep end? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.