Board of Laity Affirms the Nomination of Rev. Lewis for Office of Bishop


In its meeting October 29, the Conference Board of Laity unanimously affirmed the North Georgia Conference Delegation's nomination of Rev. Sharma Lewis for the office of Bishop. 

Rev. Lewis was endorsed by the Delegation at the group's September meeting. Rev. Lewis currently serves as District Superintendent of the Atlanta-Decatur-Oxford District.
In The United Methodist Church, bishops are elected and assigned by the Jurisdictions. In July of 2016, Rev. Lewis will be considered for election as bishop by the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference.