Diocese of Michigan notified of successful canonical consent process

Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs
Posted Jul 24, 2019

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

The Rev. Dr. Bonnie A. Perry was elected Bishop on June 1.  Her consecration and ordination service will be on February 8, 2020.