Diocese of Lexington notified of successful canonical consent process

Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs
Posted Feb 13, 2020

The Episcopal Diocese of Lexington has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop Mark Allan Van Koevering has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process detailed in Canon III.11.3.

In giving consent to his becoming bishop diocesan, Standing Committees and bishops with jurisdiction attest to knowing of “no impediment on account of which” Bishop Van Koevering ought not to be installed as bishop, and that his election was conducted in accordance with the Canons.

The Rt. Rev. Mark Allan Van Koevering was elected Bishop Diocesan on November 1, 2019.  His installation service will be on March 21, 2020.