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Diocese of Missouri notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Johnson ordination and consecration on April 25, 2020
February 13, 2020

The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Deon Kevin Johnson has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process detailed in Canon III.11.3.

In giving consent to his ordination and consecration, Standing Committees and bishops with jurisdiction attest to knowing of “no impediment on account of which” Bishop-Elect Johnson ought not to be ordained as bishop, and that his election was conducted in accordance with the Canons.

The Rev. Deon Kevin Johnson was elected Bishop on November 23, 2019.  His consecration and ordination service will be on April 25, 2020.

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