U.S. Bishops Begin New Assignments on September 1

Date Posted: 7/18/2016

Most of the 15 United Methodist clergy elected as new U.S. bishops last week will be packing their bags to move to a new home within their region. After the elections, the denomination’s five U.S. jurisdictional conferences announced assignments for bishops in all 46 episcopal areas, effective Sept. 1.

Fifteen bishops are retiring and another 22 are remaining in their current assignment areas for another four years. (Photo by Todd Seifert)

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