Bishop Iker was consecrated as Bishop Coadjutor of The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth on April 24, 1993, and became Diocesan Bishop on January 1, 1995.
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he had served as Rector of the Church of the Redeemer in Sarasota, Florida, for 15 years prior to his election as Bishop. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and The General Theological Seminary in New York City.
He married his high-school sweetheart, Donna, in 1968. They have three daughters and four grandchildren.
The Bishop has been awarded honorary Doctor of Divinity Degrees from Nashotah House Seminary, the University of the South, and the General Theological Seminary. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Forward in Faith North America and the American Anglican Council. In his free time, he enjoys long walks, reading, and beach visits.
Fr. Munson was born and in Fort Worth, baptized and confirmed at Trinity Episcopal Church. He attend Paschal High Shool and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from Tarleton State University. He attend and received his Masters in Divinity from Nashotak House of Theological Seminary, in Wisconsin, in 1992.
He was ordained a transitional deacon in December 1991 and into the priesthood in June 1992 when he began serving as a diocesan curate at St. Vincent Cathedral until he answered God’s call to be an assistant at the Church of the Incarnation in Dallas.
In 1995 he left active ministry for personal reasons and returned to active ministry in 2009, when he began serving in a part-time capacity at St. Laurence Church, Southlake, Texas for 18 months, and supplied at several other churches as needed throughout the diocese.
On February 20, 2011, he was appointed as the Bishop’s Vicar to St. John the Divine Anglican Church, Burkburnett. In addition to his ministry he serves as a Chaplain for the Burkburnett Police Department and for the Wichita Falls County Sheriff’s Department. Additionally, he is involved with the local Ministerial Alliance, Burkburnett Rotary and serves as the Director for Grace Ministries Relief Agency. Other responsibilities include serving as Dean for te Northern Deanery, serving on the Executive Committee and Camp Crucis Board of Managers.
Whenever possible, he and his wife enjoy visiting with their children and grandchildren, and taking long vacations to various parts of the United States on their motorcycles.
- Administrative Assistant – Laurie Munson
- Youth Ministries – Susan Morris
- Altar Guild – Diana Lochridge
- Website – Laurie Munson
- Senior Warden – David Hartwell
- Junior Warden – Miriam Torres
- Treasurer – Don Young
- Clerk – Laurie Munson
- Kerry Bell
- Sharon Stephenson
St. John the Divine’s Bishop Committee meets the 2nd Sunday of every month and meetings are open to all laity.