Diocese of Oklahoma notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Reed ordination and consecration on April 18, 2020
March 3, 2020

The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Poulson C. Reed 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 Reed ought not to be ordained as bishop, and that his election was conducted in accordance with the Canons.

The Rev. Poulson C. Reed was elected Bishop Coadjutor on December 14, 2019.  His consecration and ordination service will be on April 18, 2020.