Meet Your 2012 General and Jurisdictional Conference Delegates

June 10, 2011

One of the major pieces of business conducted during the recently concluded 2011 Central Texas Annual Conference was to elect our delegates to next year’s General and Jurisdictional Conferences. Here are your representatives to each of these important events in the life of the church.

The 2012 United Methodist General Conference, our denominations top legislative assembly, will be held April 24 – May 4 in Tampa, Fla. Those elected to represent the Central Texas Conference are (names are listed in order of selection, with the home town of the laity and the name of the church or office the clergy serves next to their name):
 Laity                                             Clergy
Tom Harkrider, Ft. Worth                  Mike McKee, First UMC Hurst
Steve McIver, Ferris                         Tim Bruster, First UMC Ft. Worth
Ethan Gregory, Mineral Wells           Mary Spradlin, St. Stephen, Arlington
Kim Simpson, Arlington                   Brenda Wier, Metro Board
Ed Komandosky, Taylor                   John McKellar, Whites Chapel, Southlake
Carolyn Stephens, Benbrook            Debra Crumpton, Wellspring, Georgetown
 
 
2012 South Central Jurisdictional Conference logoThe South Central 2012 Jurisdictional Conference will be July 18-21 in Oklahoma City. Those elected to represent the Central Texas Conference are (names are listed in order of selection, with the home town of the laity and the name of the church or office the clergy serves next to their name):
Laity                                              Clergy
Paula Whitbeck, Georgetown           Tom Robbins, Jr., First UMC, Temple
Cynthia Rives, Stephenville              Clifton Howard, St. Andrews, Arlington
Mary Percifield, Alvarado                 Chris Hayes, First UMC, Keller
Darcy Deupree, Ft. Worth                Jeannie Trevino Teddlie, SMU Perkins
Joan Gaspard, Hurst                        Paul Gravley, Discovery, Hutto
Corliss McBride, Waco                    Jerry Chism, Wm.C. Martin, Bedford 
 
 
The body of the 2011 Annual Conference also elected four lay and clergy members to serve as alternates to the General and Jurisdictional conferences. Those elected are (names are listed in order of selection, with the home town of the laity and the name of the church or office the clergy serves next to their name):
Laity                                               Clergy
Darlene Alfred, Salado                      Randy Wild, Center for Mission Support
Edith Jones, Ft. Worth                      Karen Geenwaldt, Ext. Ministries
Joseph Boatman, Mansfield               Lara Whitley, First UMC, Joshua
Gayland Daugherty, Comanche          Mike Ramsdell, First UMC Mansfield
 
Please join us in congratulating our delegates, thanking them for their willingness to serve and praying for the Holy Spirit to guide their decisions.