AME Church Elects Bishops, General Officers and Judicial Council

Fresh from the General Conference in Nashville, Tennessee the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church has elected new Bishops, General Officers and Judicial Council.

The persons elected as Bishop, General Officers and Judicial Council

The following persons were elected as bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church:

The Rev. Dr. Clement W. Fugh (131)

The Rev. Dr. Reginald T. Jackson (132)

Unopposed and unanimously reelected:

The Rev. Dr. Johnny Barbour, Jr.
Dr. Richard Allen Lewis
The Rev. Dr. George F. Flowers
The Rev. Dr. Jerome Harris
The Rev. Dr. Calvin H. Sydnor III
TaShun Bowden-Lewis – Lay Alternate: The Judicial Council

Department of Christian Education

The Rev. Dr. Daryl Ingram was re-elected as the Executive Director of Christian Education

Department of Church Growth and Development

The Rev. Dr. James Wade was re-elected as the Executive Director of Church Growth and Development

Historiographer/Director of Research & Scholarship, Editor of The A.M.E. Church Review

The Rev. Dr. Teresa L. Fry Brown has been elected as the Historiographer/Director of Research & Scholarship; Editor of The A.M.E. Church Review

Judicial Council:

- Clergy

1. The Rev. Vernon R. Byrd, Jr.

2. The Rev. Dr. Glenda Hodges

The following persons were elected/re-elected on the first day of the General Conference

The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey B. Cooper has already been elected as the AMEC General Secretary/ CIO
The Rev. Dr. Harold Mayberry has already been re-elected as chair of the Episcopal Committee Chair

More information can be found at the AME Church Blog.

The World Methodist Council asks that people pray to grant wisdom and strength to the leaders of the church.