GCSRW Blog Celebrates Newly Elected Women Bishops

During March, the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women (GCSRW) is celebrating Women’s History Month 2023 by publishing an eight-article blog series highlighting the newly elected women bishops of The United Methodist Church: Bishop Delores “Dee” Williamston, resident bishop of the Louisiana Conference Bishop Dottie Escobedo-Frank, resident bishop of the California-Pacific Conference [...]

North Central Jurisdiction Elects Rev. Dan Schwerin as Bishop

* By Lisa Wink The Rev. Dan Schwerin, assistant to the bishop for the Wisconsin Conference, has been elected as bishop in The United Methodist Church's North Central Jurisdictional Conference. Delegates elected Schwerin on November 3 at the jurisdiction's meeting in the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on the sixth ballot. He received [...]

NCJ Elects Rev. Dr. Lanette L. Plambeck in Third Round of Balloting

* By Liz Winders Bishop Lanette Plambeck was elected on the third ballot at the 2022 North Central Jurisdictional Conference on Wednesday, November 2. She received 102 votes of the 167 ballots cast. She needed 101 to be elected (60% of valid votes). The North Central Jurisdiction consists of 167 delegates, an equal number of [...]