On September 1, 2016, Bishop Sharma D. Lewis became the new episcopal leader of the Virginia Annual Conference. She was elected and appointed at the quadrennial Jurisdictional Conference, held at Lake Junaluska in July of 2016. Click on her name to learn more about her. Welcome to Virginia, Bishop Lewis!
Bishop Lewis has faced some issues with her hip surgery in December. This is a statement about her medical leave of absence, plus the announcement about our interim bishop. Read here.