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SEJ makes history, elects first female African-American bishop

The Southeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church made history this session, electing the Rev. Sharma Lewis as its first African-American female bishop. They also elected four other bishops from around the Southeast and passed a $1.77 million budget. Bishop Holston will remain in South Carolina for the next quadrennium, and Dr. Tim McClendon narrowly missed election.

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SEJ makes history, elects first female African-American bishop
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SEJ makes history, elects first female African-American bishop
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SEJ makes history, elects first female African-American bishop

The Southeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church made history this session, electing the Rev. Sharma Lewis as its first African-American female bishop. They also elected four other bishops from around the Southeast and passed a $1.77 million budget. Bishop Holston will remain in South Carolina for the next quadrennium, and Dr. Tim McClendon narrowly missed election.
Keeping it about Jesus
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Keeping it about Jesus

We need to remember that the most important thing about our faith is who we follow: Christ. An editorial by Jessica Brodie.