Bishop Sharma D. Lewis is pleased to announce one new District Superintendent (DS) appointment effective July 1, 2022.
The Rev. Dr. Cecelia Brooks, Ph.D., currently serving as the lead pastor at Franktown UMC on the Eastern Shore District, will be the new District Superintendent of the Elizabeth River and Eastern Shore. She will replace the Rev. Seonyoung Kim who has served as a District Superintendent for the last eight years.
A Richmond native, Dr. Brooks graduated from Duke University Divinity School and Oklahoma State University and has served churches and campus ministries in Oklahoma and Virginia. She has a passion for preaching, mission and African American history. She has published several articles and authored two books in 2021. Please join Bishop Lewis in welcoming Dr. Brooks to the Virginia Annual Conference Cabinet.