The Northeastern Jurisdictional Committee on Episcopacy has appointed Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar to the Boston Episcopal Area, where he will serve as resident bishop of the New England Conference. Bishop Devadhar previously served as bishop in the Greater New Jersey Conference for eight years.
Read Bishop Devadhar’s bio: click here
The Northeastern Jurisdiction Episcopacy Assignments for 2012-2016 are:
The Daily Christian Advocate is the official publication of NEJ2012. Click the links below to read the online editions of the DCA:
Assignments of current and newly elected Bishops to specific Annual Conferences/Episcopal Areas were made on Friday, July 20.
Full denominational coverage from all jurisdictions is available at http://elections.umc.org
A special prayer and devotional guide was developed for those preparing for the Conference. Download the 10 Days of Prayer booklet .
Three bishops in the Northeastern Jurisdiction are retiring this year; Bishop Ernest Lyght from West Virginia Conference, Bishop Jane Middleton from Susquehanna Conference, and our New England Conference Bishop Peter Weaver. Please pray for each of them as they prepare for this transition; for rest and rejuvenation, and for whatever ways Christ calls them to serve in their retirement!