The Southeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church gathered recently (Nov 2-4) for their 2022 conference at Lake Junaluska. The 14 annual conferences representing 9 states convened to elect new bishops and assign bishops to episcopal areas. You can find out more about the work of the SEJ using the links below. Watch the sessions, read articles from the Daily Christian Advocate, and find out about our new Bishop, Bishop Connie Mitchell Shelton.
Photos & Video
Hear from the NC Conference Delegation on their SEJ experience.
Watch the recorded sessions and view photos from SEJ 2022.
- Watch the SEJ 2022 Conference (YouTube)
- Photos from SEJ 2022 (NC Conference Flickr)
- Photos from SEJ 2022 (SEJ Flickr)
Daily Christian Advocate
The Daily Christian Advocate contains agenda items, minutes from the various sessions, and other important updates.
SEJ Episcopal Elections (UM News)
Read the UM News posts for each of the bishops elected at SEJ 2022.
- Bishop Connie Mitchell Shelton Assigned to NC Conference
- New Bishops Consecrated and Episcopal Assignments Announced
- Rev. Edie Gleaves Withdraws Episcopal Nomination
- SEJ Passes Three Resolutions in Thursday Evening Session
- Jurisdictions Tackle Racism in Bishop Elections
- Dr. Christine Dodson, Conference Treasurer, was elected to serve as Vice-Chair of the SEJ Committee on Episcopacy.
- Read more on our SEJ 2022 page
Southeastern Jurisdiction Episcopal Assignments
- Alabama-West Florida and South Georgia: Bishop David Graves
- Florida: Bishop Thomas M. “Tom” Berlin
- Holston and North Alabama: Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett
- Kentucky and Central Appalachian Missionary: Bishop Leonard Fairley
- Mississippi: Bishop Sharma Lewis
- North Carolina: Bishop Connie Mitchell Shelton
- North Georgia: Bishop Robin Dease
- South Carolina: Bishop L. Jonathan Holston
- Tennessee-Western Kentucky: Bishop William “Bill” McAlilly
- Virginia: Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson
- Western North Carolina: Bishop Kenneth Carter
(The Southeastern Jurisdiction includes the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.)