Bishop Debbie-Wallace-Padgett_Photo courtesy of the UM Council of BishopsThis week the Methodist House of Studies welcomes Bishop Debbie Wallace-Padgett, who serves as the episcopal leader of the North Alabama Conference (UMC). Bishop Wallace-Padgett will speak with students over lunch along with other representatives from her annual conference.

Bishop Wallace-Padgett has led the North Alabama Conference since her election 2012. Her previous pastoral appointments have included eight years as the Lead Pastor of St. Luke United Methodist Church in Lexington, Kentucky, and six years as the district superintendent of the Prestonsburg District (Kentucky Conference).

The Methodist House luncheon will take place at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, February 3rd., in the Brockwell Room in Founders HallPizza and cookies will be served, along with soft drinks, water, tea, and coffee. All are invited to attend!


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The Methodist House of Studies is a program at Memphis Theological Seminary that draws on the seminary’s rich, ecumenical tradition while providing a robust Wesleyan theological formation designed to prepare men and women for pastoral ministry in Wesleyan and Methodist church contexts.