A message from Virginia Conference’s new Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson
Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference
November 2-4, 2022 | Lake Junaluska, NC
Jurisdictions are regional bodies that:
- Promote the evangelistic, missionary, educational, and benevolent interest and institutions of The United Methodist Church;
- Elect and deploy bishops to residential assignments;
- Appoint various committees to nominate leaders to serve within our jurisdiction and at the broader, general UMC level.; and,
- Support and hold accountable the ministries of the jurisdiction.
Additional information provided by each episcopal nominee can be found here.
VIRGINIA CONFERENCE DELEGATION
The SEJ delegation also includes those people elected to General Conference.
Click here to download a list of names with their email addresses (pdf)
Click here to download a list of names with their email addresses (Excel)
SOUTHEASTERN JURISDICTION WEBSITE
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