Our Zoom Closing Speaker
Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton
As an ordained CME (Christian Methodist Episcopal) minister, Bishop Snorton has a passion for the local church, but also for interfaith and multifaith initiatives that meet the needs of people and communities.
In June 2010, Rev. Dr. Jefferson-Snorton was elected the 59th Bishop of the CME Church, the denomination's first female elected to the episcopal office. For nine months, she served as Presiding Bishop for the Eleventh Episcopal District, which is comprised of ten countries in central and southern Africa. In March 2011, she was appointed to serve as Presiding Bishop of the Fifth Episcopal District (Alabama and Florida).
In addition to her episcopal duties, Bishop Jefferson-Snorton serves as denominational Ecumenical officer, President of the National Council of Churches, governing board of the of Churches Uniting in Christ, the Pan-Methodist Council, and the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches.