Previous Bishops

Previous Bishops

Blog Posts


August 29, 2016

God's Sign for a New Future


July 08, 2016

Prayer for Unity in a Time of Crisis


June 30, 2016

Helping West Virginia in this Time of Need


June 12, 2016

A Message from the Bishop About the Orlando Massacre


May 17, 2016

A Pastoral Response to A Love Letter To Our Church From LGBTQI Religious Leaders


May 02, 2016

A Plea for Love


March 23, 2016

Bishop Middleton's Easter Message


February 01, 2016

Thank you!


January 25, 2016

New Director of Congregational Development and Revitalization Announced


January 11, 2016

NYAC Prayer Vigil for General Conference


December 28, 2015

District Superintendent Announcement


December 18, 2015

Christmas Message from Bishop Middleton


December 03, 2015

Prayer Vigil - December 3


October 02, 2015

EMERGENCY UPDATE: Hurricane Joaquin


July 29, 2015

"Here I am. Send me!"


June 19, 2015

Our hearts are broken as we mourn the tragic deaths in Charleston, SC


May 29, 2015

Dancing with the Spirit: Conference as a Means of Grace


May 18, 2015

New Director of Connectional Ministries Announced


May 05, 2015

Conference Secretary Announcement


April 29, 2015

Earthquake in Nepal


April 23, 2015

Young Clergy Debt Assistance Program


February 24, 2015

District Superintendent Announcement


February 13, 2015

Lent: A Time to Give Up, Take Up and Receive


February 09, 2015

Let's Defeat Malaria


January 22, 2015

Update on Connectional Ministries


January 05, 2015

Happy New Year!


January 02, 2015

With great joy and anticipation I greet you in the name and the hope of Jesus Christ!


December 15, 2014

Bishop Lyght's Christmas Letter


December 15, 2014

Bishop Lyght's Christmas Message - Korean Translation


December 11, 2014

Bishop Lyght's Call to Build Trust


December 05, 2014

A Balm in the Aftermath of Grand Jury Decisions


November 20, 2014

A Thanksgiving message from Bishop Ernest S. Lyght


August 07, 2014

Neil L. Irons - Disciple Bible Study


July 31, 2014

Neil L. Irons - A Message from Bishop Irons


July 23, 2014

Neil L. Irons - Bishops Urge Compassion, Prayer for Border Crisis


July 07, 2014

Martin D. McLee - Prayers of the Righteous Availeth Much


June 25, 2014

Martin D. McLee - Safe in God's Arms


May 16, 2014

Martin D. McLee - New Director of Connectional Ministries Named


May 14, 2014

Martin D. McLee - Young Clergy Debt Assistance Awards


May 07, 2014

Martin D. McLee - Viera Chosen to Lead Drew University Theological School


April 30, 2014

Martin D. McLee - Bishop's Imagine No Malaria Youth Challenge


April 30, 2014

Martin D. McLee - New District Superintendent Announced


April 03, 2014

Martin D. McLee - Bishop's Youth Challenge


April 03, 2014

Martin D. McLee - Conversation on Covenant and Human Sexuality


March 13, 2014

Martin D. McLee - New Initiative: Young Clergy Debt Assistance Program


March 06, 2014

Martin D. McLee - One Great Hour of Sharing


December 02, 2013

Martin D. McLee - Request for Prayer, Metro North Train Derailment


June 14, 2013

Martin D. McLee - Journeying with the Beloved Community


May 22, 2013

Martin D. McLee - A Letter from Bishop McLee - Recent Tragic Events


May 07, 2013

Martin D. McLee - Issues Confronting the Church