Diocese of Montana notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Stebbins ordination and consecration on December 7, 2019
October 8, 2019

The Episcopal Diocese of Montana has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Martha "Marty" E. Stebbins has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process detailed in Canon III.11.3.

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

The Rev. Martha "Marty" E. Stebbins was elected Bishop on July 26.  Her consecration and ordination service will be on December 7, 2019.