Archive for July, 2016

Rev. Wendell Horn appointed to serve as the Interim Director of Mission and Administration

Monday, July 25th, 2016
Rev. Wendell Horn appointed to serve as the Interim Director of Mission and Administration!  
Rev. Wendell Horn has been appointed by Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe to serve as the Interim Director of Mission and Administration of the Northwest Texas Conference. Wendell will begin serving in this interim appointment on September 1, 2016 and will serve as the interim until July 1, 2017, when a permanent Director of Mission and Administration will begin serving. Rev. Horn most recently served as the senior pastor of Oakwood United Methodist Church in Lubbock, Texas. His ministry and service in the Conference has included serving as a District Superintendent, as well as serving on many Conference and District Boards, Committees and Teams, most recently serving as the Chair of the Conference Board of Trustees, as a member of the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and as a member of the Conference Leadership Team. Wendell follows, in the interim, Rev. Dr. Jimmy Nunn, who served as the Director of Mission and Administration for five years, as Bishop Nunn goes to serve the Oklahoma Annual Conference and the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference as their episcopal leader, effective September 1, 2016.

South Central Jurisdiction Bishop Assignments

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
South Central Jurisdiction Bishop Assignments
Northwest Texas & New Mexico : Bishop Bledsoe
Oklahoma : Bishop Nunn*
Texas: Bishop Jones
Rio Texas: Bishop Schnase
North Texas: Bishop McKee
Central Texas: Bishop Lowry
Great Plains: Bishop Saenz*
Missouri: Bishop Farr*
Arkansas: Bishop Mueller
Louisiana: Bishop Harvey

*Newly Elected