British/American Bishop-Elect Chaplain Reverend Dr. Christine Mercy Johnson was orphaned as a baby, adopted and raised in British aristocracy. She came to America in 1999, received dual citizenship in 2010 and married Gregory Johnson, our President, in 2016. Rev. Johnson is the Founder, Chair, and Chaplain of Mercy Worldwide Ministries Church based in Ohio, which is also an official certifying organization for the US President's Volunteer Service Award. She is a Bereavement Counselor/Coordinator at Heartland Home Health, Hospice and IV Care in Cleveland Ohio, Chaplain of the Global Parenting Network, Host of the TV show MERCY, Executive Producer and Executive songwriter for I AM VICTORIOUS and a published author with a book and screenplay in the U. S. Library of Congress.
She is globally known for her gifts in preaching, the laying-on-of-hands, prophetic words, counseling of leaders in addition to her considerable and abundant teachings on radio, in churches, in print, in educational establishments, through social media, film, TV, on the mission fields and formally through Now Faith Ministry Bible Seminary, where she humbly brings God's grace, love and healing mercy to the masses. Her area of ministry concentration is the compassionate working and caring of/with/for the sick and dying. In 1989, Rev. Johnson had a near death during the major flu pandemic and is now a certified Hospice Minister, trained to sit with adults and children in their last few hours of death. Rev. Johnson has this firsthand experience of death, which she can utilize to bring people closer to God, to prepare them for their own death and to help them in their grief process.
Bishop-Elect Johnson is a graduate of Cambridge University, the Royal School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, the Manchester School of Music, Halcyon Theological Seminary, Crown Theological Seminary, Rockhurst University, the Carnegie Institute, the Gillette Citizens Police Academy, the Gillette Area Leadership Institute and a Autonomous Certified Christian Chaplain affiliated to the International Federation of Christian Chaplains Badge # 4226. Her degrees, diplomas, and certifications are in chaplaincy, theology, divinity, leadership, hospice ministry, public policy, business management, marketing, law enforcement, music and public speaking. A former United Nations Representative over the Congo, Armenia, Haiti and India, specializing in the elderly, genocide, trauma outreach and spiritual education, Rev. Johnson has given presentations at the UN in NY on humanitarian as well as outreach in India and Japan. During the Tsunami and earthquake in 2011, she was an adviser to the Japanese consulate and embassy and was part of a humanitarian relief effort. In her capacity as a Chamber of Commerce executive and later as CEO/President of the United International Chamber of Commerce, she has enjoyed a highly successful career in teaching executives effective speaking, powerful presentations and dynamic networking in addition to helping facilitate round-table meetings with executives in the USA and Canada. She has served as the chief of staff for Government Affairs, Agriculture, Energy, Natural Resources and Retail Development.
Bishop-Elect Johnson is a trained Hospice Minister and works closely with Government leaders to bring programs to countries that will ignite and unite a sense of community spirit, particularly to inner cities and war-torn provinces. She has been honored with over 300 prestigious awards from philanthropic organizations including Rotary International’s 2011 Humanitarian of the Year, the Girl Scouts of America’s Woman of Distinction, four letters from US Congress and India’s HV Desai Eye Service Care Award. In 2016, Rev. Johnson was honored by the 44th President of the United States the Honorable Barack Obama with his Lifetime Achievement Award for Education and her ministry Mercy Worldwide Ministries received his gold medal for Service.