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 Bishop Peggy A. Johnson

Bishop of the Philadelphia Area of The United Methodist Church

Peninsula Delaware Annual Conference / Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference

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Peninsula Delaware Annual Conference Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference

139 N. State St

Dover DE 19901

Phone # 610 666-9090 

P.O. Box 820

Valley Forge, PA 19482

Fax # 610 666-9181


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Quick Facts about the Resident Bishop: Peggy Ann Olver Johnson


Date of birth: December 16, 1953

Christian birthday: October 7, 1972

Ordination: Transitional Deacon – 1979, Elder - 1981

Home Conference: Baltimore-Washington

Year Elected Bishop: 2008

Appointment when elected: Pastor of Christ UMC of the Deaf, Baltimore, MD

Greatest Hope for the Church: Do justice, love kindness, walk humbly with God (Micah 6:8)

Favorite Scripture: Matthew 6:33

Favorite Bible Character:  Barnabas  “Son of Encouragement” – spoke up for the downcast, gave away all he had, able to disagree in a peaceful way

Favorite Hymn: “Be Thou My Vision”

Favorite Food: pink cotton candy

Immediate Family: Spouse: Rev. Michael C. Johnson, adult sons: Peter and Gabriel

Hometown: Lansdowne, Maryland


BS – Music Education – Lebanon Valley College
M. Div – Asbury Theological Seminary 
D. Min – Wesley Theological Seminary

Hobbies: writing, reading, piano playing, shopping, having lunch with friends