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Welcome to the official website of the Third Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. This site serves as a central source of information about who we are and what activities are going in our district.

The Third Episcopal District is made up of 3 Regions in Midwestern America (Kansas-Missouri, Michigan-Indiana, and Southeast Missouri-Illinois-Wisconsin).  

Our Episcopal Leader for the past 12 years has been Senior Bishop Paul A. G. Stewart, Sr., the 50th bishop of the CME Church.  We congratulate Bishop Stewart on the occasion of his retirement.

Check back soon to learn more about our new leader, Bishop Sylvester Williams, Sr.

Thank you for visiting our website. 

 


 2014 LEADERSHIP TRAINING SCHOOLS AND ANNUAL CONFERENCES

The KANSAS-MISSOURI Region Leadership Training School & Annual Conference will take place Sunday, July 13 thru Friday, July 18.  Rev. Mark Hill, Jr., and the members of the Cleaves Memorial CME Church (Denver, CO) will be your hosts as the event convenes at the Double Tree by Hilton in Denver.  The room rates are as follows: $102-single/double; $112 triple; $122 quad, plus applicable surcharges and taxes. All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid major credit card by Monday, June 1, 2014.  Reservations may be made by phone @ (303) 321-3333.  The Presiding Elders of the Kansas-Missouri Region are  Rev. James C. Hendricks, Host Presiding Elder - Kansas District and Rev. Dr. Shirley Fletcher, Presiding Elder - Missouri District.

The MICHIGAN-INDIANA Region Leadership Training School & Annual Conference will take place Sunday, July 27 thru Friday, August 1.  Rev. Willie B. Weaver, Jr., and the members of the Carter Memorial C.M.E. Church (Gary, IN) will be your hosts as this event convenes at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville, Indiana.  The room rate is $95.00 per night plus applicable surcharges, state and local taxes.
All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid major credit card by Monday, June 23, 2014. Reservations may be made by phone @ 219-769-6311 or online @ www.starplaza.com/groups/MIR.  For questions or concerns, the host church may be contacted by phone (219-887-7613) or by email (Conf2014@sbcglobal.net).  The Presiding Elders of the Michigan-Indiana Region are R
ev. Dr. Essie Clark-George, Host Presiding Elder - Gary District and Rev. Dr. Phillip D. Washington, Presiding Elder - Detroit & Mid-Michigan Districts.

The SOUTHEAST MISSOURI, ILLINOIS & WISCONSIN Region Leadership Training School & Annual Conference will take place Sunday, August 3 thru Friday, August 8.  Rev. Vincent Andujo, Jr. and the members of Jamison Memorial C.M.E. Church (St. Louis) will be your hosts
as this event convenes at the the Hilton St. Louis Airport Hotel.  The room rate is $99.00/night plus applicable taxes and fees.  For hotel reservations call 1-800-314-2117 (Reference: CME Third Episcopal District: SEMO-IL-WI Leadership Training School & Annual Conference)
All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid major credit card by Monday, June 23, 2014. There is complimentary parking For hotel guests and conference attendees, and transportation shuttles are available. For vendor space and additional information, contact Silva Fisher-Griffin @ (314) 517-6120.  The Presiding Elders of the Southeast Missouri, Illinois & Wisconsin Region are Rev. Quenton H. Whitlock, Jr. Host Presiding Elder - St. Louis District, Rev. Karen Walker McClure, Presiding Elder - Chicago District, and Rev. Willie F. Dockery, Jr., Presiding Elder - Milwaukee District.

Attention SEMO-IL-WI conference attendees: The block of rooms for this meeting is rapidly filling up. If you have a hotel reservation, but are not planning to use the room, or have reserved a group of rooms but are unsure of the attendees, the meeting coordinator would like to be notified prior to you releasing the room. Please send an email to AnnlConf2014StLouis@thirddistrictcme.org. You may also send an email if you are having difficulty getting a room reservation for this conference.

For additonal details related to these meetings, visit our Events page.