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The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

CME Church Episcopal Office

4466 Elvis Presley Blvd. Memphis, TN 38116

Contact Number

(901) 345-0580

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The First Episcopal District

Arkansas & Tennessee Regions

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1st Episcopal District

Bishop Marvin Frank

 Thomas, Sr.

1st Episcopal District
4466 Elvis Presley Blvd, Suite 222
Memphis, TN 38116
Office: 901-345-4114
Fax: 901-345-4115
[email protected]

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Under the leadership of Bishop Marvin Frank Thomas, Sr. the First Episcopal District has a mission to follow the example and teachings of Jesus Christ in order to strengthen our spiritual walk and impact our communities through service and love.

We offer a wide variety of opportunities for worship, connectional meetings, fellowship and service, including an array of ministries that provide opportunities for you to bless others through prayer support, participating in outreach efforts, financial contributions and communication with parishioners around the connection.

First District Presiding Elders

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Presiding Elder Emeritus

Rev. Bethel Harris Jr.

First District Administrative Team

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T. Christopher Washington

Assistant to the Bishop

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Walker Jones

Assistant to the Bishop 

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Mrs. Juliet

Assistant to the Bishop 

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Mrs. Vera

Communication Specialist

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