The Rt. Rev. Deon K. Johnson is the eleventh Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri. He was ordained June 13, 2020, at Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis. (Read the Bishop's full biography.)
Bishop Deon is a dynamic and inspiring liturgist, writer, and speaker. This page is a collection of reflections, prayers, videos, and other musings by the Bishop.
Bishop Deon Johnson Featured in "For People" Podcast
Bishop Deon Johnson Elected to Executive Council of The Episcopal Church
Bishop's Response to Supreme Court Case: June 25, 2022
Bishop Deon Johnson writes: I am deeply saddened and sorely troubled by the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn the 1973 landmark case of Roe v. Wade. This decision, while not unexpected, is a severe blow to women’s reproductive rights, dignity, and worth.
Bishop Deon Johnson: Statement on Texas School Shooting
As followers of Jesus, we are called to be a people who seek peace, act for justice, and abide in hope. My prayer is that we will not simply offer thoughts and prayers at this tragic loss, but that we will seek to transform our political landscape from inaction to action, from offering condolences to offering concrete solutions to the evil of gun violence in our nation.
Bishop's Statement on Mass Shooting in Buffalo, NY
Bishop Deon Johnson offers this statement and prayer following a mass shooting that took the lives of 10 people in Buffalo, NY, on May 14, 2022.