The Standing Committee of Central Florida voted unanimously on Thursday, May 21, to withhold consent to the election of Kevin G. Thew Forrester as bishop of Michigan, according to standing committee president Al Jenkins.
Currently, the vote is running nearly two to one against Thew Forrester. But with dozens of votes still outstanding, it’s still too early to say how the vote will turn out nationally, Jenkins said.
The current standing committee count:
To become a bishop, Thew Forrester must receive at least 34 of the remaining 46 standing committee votes.