Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference
November 2-4, 2022 | Lake Junaluska, NC
Learn about the upcoming gathering below. Please check back regularly for updates.
NC Conference Episcopal Nominee
The North Carolina Conference Episcopal Nominee is Rev. Edith Gleaves.
NC Conference Delegation
Jurisdictional Conference delegates are elected at Annual Conference.
All SEJ Episcopal Nominees
Nine episcopal nominees will be voted on at SEJ 2022.
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News about the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference.
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 […] Continue Reading→
GARNER, NC – United Methodists across eastern North Carolina welcome newly-elected Bishop Connie Mitchell Shelton as their episcopal leader. Bishop Shelton, a native of Picayune, Mississippi, was elected a bishop […] Continue Reading→
Hundreds from around the region gathered Friday, Nov. 4, for the final session of the 2022 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference of The United Methodist Church, which handled a few remaining items of business before announcing much-anticipated episcopal assignments and then consecrated the SEJ’s three newly elected bishops. Continue Reading→
It took the entire afternoon and into the evening, but on the 25th ballot of the 2022 session, the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference elected South Carolina’s Dr. Robin Dease as its third and final bishop. Dease’s 206 votes put her over the edge in the election, which had been close most of the day as she… Continue Reading→
On Thursday afternoon, after a day of voting with no election of a third bishop, the Rev. Edith Gleaves, the episcopal nominee from the North Carolina Conference, withdrew her nomination […] Continue Reading→
Bishop Sharma D. Lewis, episcopal leader of the Richmond Area, presided over the afternoon session beginning at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. Ballot #1 was shared, and there was no election. Three hundred and fifty-two (352) votes were cast and three hundred and fifty votes were valid (350). Two hundred and ten (210)… Continue Reading→