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SCJC 2022 Video Overview
Houston, Texas November 2-5, 2022 The historic election moment. Election of three Bishops in first ballot. Williamston elected South Central's first Black female bishop (MORE) South Central elects Wilson as denomination’s first Native American bishop (MORE) From the...
SCJC 2022 Elected Bishops
Houston, Texas November 2-5, 2022 SCJ 2022 Episcopal Profile The South Central Jurisdiction has elected Rev. Dee Williamston, Rev. Laura Merrill and Rev. Dr. David Wilson as bishops of The United Methodist Church.
SCJ Committee on Episcopacy Recommends Episcopal Election and Coverage Plan
The South Central Jurisdiction Committee on Episcopacy, in consultation with the College of Bishops, affirmed their recommendation that the Jurisdictional Conference elect three new bishops when it meets in November.
SCJ Committee On Episcopacy Recommends Election and Coverage Plan
The South Central Jurisdiction Committee on Episcopacy has decided, in consultation with the College of Bishops, to recommend that the Jurisdictional Conference elect three new bishops in November 2022.
SCJMC Jurisdictional Conference – 11/2-5/2022
UMC General Conference postponed till 2024; bishops to explore various pathways
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Commission on the General Conference today announced the further postponement of the postponed 2020 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The next General Conference will be in 2024.In response to the decision, Council of Bishops...
General Conference further postponed to 2024
Commission on the General ConferenceFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 3, 2022 Nashville, Tenn.: As the pandemic continues and the wait time for visas stretches to over two years in some countries, the Commission on the General Conference announced today that the 2020 General...
Lydia Patterson Institute Welcomes New President
Local Higher Education Exec Chosen to Lead the Independent Private SchoolEL PASO, TEXAS (March 1, 2022) – The Lydia Patterson Institute (LPI) Board of Directors has named Carla Cardoza as President. Cardoza will begin her new role at LPI March 21. An experienced...
SCJ Announces new Executive Director, Eddie Erwin
Effective October 1, 2021.Eddie Erwin is a life-long United Methodist who has served all levels of our church, from volunteer, local-church Sunday school teacher to globally through several connections. With 20 years of experience in ministry focused on young people,...