Duncan Johnston was ordained in the Church of England in 1993. In his ten years of ordained ministry in the UK he served as a parish priest in Central England, before becoming the Diocesan Officer for Evangelism in the Diocese of Peterborough, where he was responsible for training and leading in church growth for 350 parishes. His final calling before relocating to the US was in the Northeast of England, where he as the Diocesan Missioner in the Diocese of Durham, he resourced 250 parishes in outreach to their local communities.
As a priest in the US Episcopal Church, Duncan has served parishes in Michigan and Pennsylvania. From 2011 to 2016 he served as the rector of Mt Calvary parish in Camp Hill. Most recently he served the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania’s Stevenson School for Ministry as a core member of faculty. He taught eight courses, ranging across the topics of preaching, mission, biblical studies, and congregational leadership.
In 2013 Duncan was awarded the Doctor of Ministry degree from Virginia Theological Seminary. His thesis explored the importance of intergenerational worship as a catalyst for vibrant parish ministry.
Duncan is married to Gelind, a communications specialist at the FDA in Washington DC. He has three adult children - two in England and one in Anaheim, California. He is a keen road cyclist, watcher of current affairs, and a lover of metropolitan life. Last, and most important, he is a proud Chicago Cubs fan.