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The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

CME Church Episcopal Office

4466 Elvis Presley Blvd. Memphis, TN 38116

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The Ninth Episcopal District

West Coast USA

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9th Episcopal District

Bishop Charley

Hames, Jr.

9th Episcopal District
9440 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 301
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Office: 323-294-3830
[email protected]

The Ninth Episcopal District is comprised of 5 regions:  Alaska-Pacific Region, Arizona-New Mexico Region, Oklahoma Region, Northern California Region and Southern California Region. 

Our Vision
Equipping ministry Leaders and empowering laity to encourage the advancement of the Kingdom of Jesus the Christ!

Our Mission
“Reaching beyond where you are to where you belong.”

Ninth District Presiding Elders

Northern California Region

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Rev. Dr. Reginald D. Walton

San Francisco District
Presiding Elder

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Rev. Dr. Jermaine J. Marshall

Oakland District
Presiding Elder

Southern California Region

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Rev. Dr. Phillip D. Washington

Los Angeles District
Presiding Elder

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Rev. Travis A. Morris

Los Angeles/ San Diego District
Presiding Elder

Oklahoma Region

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Rev. James K. Grayson

Tulsa District
Presiding Elder

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Rev. Gregory L. Chalk

Oklahoma City District
Presiding Elder

Arizona – New Mexico Region

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Rev. William Dorn

Arizona – New Mexico Region
Presiding Elder

Alaska - Pacific Region

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Rev. Dr. Leroy Haynes, Jr.

Alaska - Pacific Region
Presiding Elder

Executive Team

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Rev. Ramon D. Stripling

Executive Coordinator

Ms. Jael Hames

Executive Assistant

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