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March 5, 2022

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Bishop Godwin T. Umoette

Presiding Prelate of the Tenth Episcopal District

Featured Events Today and This Week

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Dear CME Family,  

Join Dr. Herman Skip Mason for a very special hour as Episcopal leaders, colleagues, family, classmates and friends share of our beloved 60th Bishop Godwin Thompson Umoette who passed on February 25th. 

Special guests includes :

Senior Bishop Lawrence L. Reddick, 8th Episcopal District 

55th Bishop Kenneth W. Carter, 11th Episcopal District 

56th Bishop James B. Walker, 7th Episcopal District/Class of 2010 

58th Bishop Sylvester Williams, 3rd Episcopal District/Class of 2010 

59th Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, 5th Episcopal District/Class of 2010 

Mr. Akaninyene Umoette, son of Bishop Umoette

Rev. Claudia Harrison, Former 2nd Vice President Minister Spouses 10th Episcopal District 

Rev. Manuel Henderson, Pastor, Lane College CME Church, Shreveport, LA/ Lane College Classmate 

Rev. Stephen J. Delaine, Pastor, Linden Shorts Institutional CME Church, Atlanta/Lane College Classmate 

Rev. Dr. Kwame Lawson Adjei, Ghana/Togo Region/ Member of the Judicial Council


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Rev. Dr. Leon C. Moore, Jr.

General Secretary of Evangelism and Missions

Christian Methodist Episcopal Church


Connectional Prayer Ministry – Prayer Call (Week #10)
Evangelism and Missions Sponsored Events

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Featured Special Events & Upcoming Meetings
General Conference 2022

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Souvenir Journal Information – Last day to submit an ad is 3/12/2022.

Graduate Cincinnati Hotel – Overflow hotel for the General Conference

Attention Candidates Seeking Connectional Church Offices at the General Conferences: Visit the Election Portal for Information and Online Application

Candidate Vendor Package and Campaign Material Distribution is here

Discounted Airline Fares

Delta Airlines Discounted Airfares to the General Conference

TRAVEL DATES: June 20, 2022 – July 6, 2022


F / J / C / D / Y / P / I 10%  

B / M / H / Q / K / L 5%  

U / T / V / X 2%  

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You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMVF3

American Airlines Discounted Airfares to the General Conference

TRAVEL DATES: June 21, 2022 – July 4, 2022

4% off published fares (excluding basic economy and non-discountable fares) 

Authorization Number:  A2962GB 

The discount can be booked on-line at www.aa.com for AA/AE flights only. Use the Authorization Number noted above without the preceding A as the AA.com. You will need to input the Authorization Number after submitting your travel information. 

For ten or more travelers on a specific flight, space must be blocked by AA Group & Meeting Travel and is subject to a deposit. Noncompliance is subject to space cancellation

Announcements and News

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(February 28, 2022)

Almost 7 years after fire, historic Black church Allen Temple CME Church in NE Portland, Oregon celebrates rebirth ‘built on a labor of love’

Rev. Dr. LeRoy Haynes, Jr., Pastor and Presiding Elder

View the article here

Do you have an exceptional young person who is dedicated to their church, school and community? Does your youth leader go beyond the call of duty for the young people? We have created a space to honor them.

The Connectional Youth Ministry is pleased to announce CYM Salutes, a program distinguishing outstanding individuals in the area of Youth Ministry within the CME Church who are making a difference. The Youth of the Month and Youth Leader of the Month program will recognize individuals who demonstrate exemplary characteristics both in church and within the community.


To be nominated as Youth of the Month or Youth Leader of the Month, the candidate must be an active member of the CME Church. The candidate cannot receive the award more than once between November 2021 – May 2022.


Candidates can be nominated by any member, youth or adults, of the CME Church each month. Each person can only nominate one (1) youth (12-17) and one (1) youth leader per month. Share a brief description of how this nominee exemplifies excellent character and helps young people become better leaders, citizens, and/or members in the CME church. Nomination can be submitted from the 1st – 15th of each month on our website: www.cmecym/cymsalutes .


The selected nominees will be posted on www.cmecym/cymsalutes for the voting period of the 20th – 25th of each month. At the end of the month, the Youth Vice President’s Council will announce one (1) youth and one (1) youth leader from each Episcopal District as the winner. The selected youth and youth leader’s name, picture, and a brief statement will be showcased on our website and social media accounts. CYM will also present Youth of the Month and Youth Leader of the Month certificates. In June, we will vote for a Youth of the Year and Youth Leader of the Year.

For more information, visit www.cmecym.org/cymsalutes or contact Rev. Cyreeta Collins at RevCeCe@thecmechurch.org


The Connectional Youth Ministry

Damarion King, President of Vice Presidents Council

Cameron Kuykindall, Vice President of Vice Presidents Council

  Rev. Cyreeta Collins, Connectional Youth Ministry Director

Dr. Carmichael D. Crutchfield, General Secretary of Christian Education and Formation

Bishop Thomas L. Brown, Sr., Department Chair

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#BlackChurches4Broadband Encourages Families to Sign up for Emergency Broadband (Internet) Benefit

Our hero, the late Congressman John Lewis, said that internet access is “the civil rights issue of the 21st Century.” A high-speed home broadband (internet) connection is vital for full enfranchisement in today’s world. It opens the door to educational and economic opportunities, connects family and church communities, allows access to remote health care services, and empowers greater civic engagement and activism.

Congress recently created an Emergency Broadband Benefit giving eligible families up to $50 per month to pay for home broadband service. You may be eligible for the Emergency Broadband Benefit if your household has experienced a sudden loss of income during the pandemic, or is currently receiving federal benefits such as SNAP, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Federal Public Housing Assistance, Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit, Lifeline, Pell Grants, or free and reduced-price school lunches.

Visit blackchurches4broadband.org to learn more about eligibility and how to sign up.

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