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The Rev. Martinez, a founding member of the National Hispanic Caucus in The United Methodist Church and a denomination-wide advocate with Hispanic/Latino people, was elected as bishop in the South Central Jurisdiction in 1992, retiring in 2008. Photo courtesy of the Council of Bishops; graphic by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications.

Ask The UMC: Pioneers in Methodism — Bishop Joel Martinez

Bishop Joel Martinez, having grown up in a Methodist family of farm workers, has been a life long advocate for migrant and farm workers in all of his roles of leadership in The United Methodist Church.
Judicial Council
Bishops process into worship at the 2019 special session of the General Conference held in St. Louis. Amid increasing church disaffiliations, bishops are speaking out to address misinformation they say is being spread about The United Methodist Church’s future. File photo by Paul Jeffrey, UM News.

Bishops push back against recruitment tactics

Bishops are trying to set the record straight on misinformation being spread about The United Methodist Church’s future. They also are working toward building a church where traditionalists, centrists and progressives will all feel they belong.
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Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Bishop Spain, tireless counselor, dies at 96

Bishop Bob Spain, who served as the United Methodist Publishing House’s chaplain well into his 90s, is being remembered for his faithful and energetic ministry.