Wingfield to lead GBHEM Division of Ordained Ministry

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The Rev. Myron Wingfield has been named associate general secretary for the General Board of Higher Education’s Division of Ordained Ministry beginning September 29, 2014.

Wingfield came to GBHEM in January 2013 as the assistant general secretary for Clergy Life in the Division of Ordained Ministry and has been serving as the interim associate general secretary for the division since March 2014. Prior to his appointment at GBHEM, Wingfield served as superintendent in the San Diego District in the California-Pacific Annual Conference for seven years.

“We are delighted to welcome the Rev. Myron Wingfield as the associate general secretary of the Division of Ordained Ministry at GBHEM. Myron’s experience as pastor and district superintendent is a wonderful preparation for this role. Myron’s combination of maturity and pastoral intelligence is a great gift to us, and we look forward to a fruitful partnership with him,” said the Rev. Dr. Kim Cape, general secretary of GBHEM.

An ordained elder in the California-Pacific Annual Conference, Wingfield has over 24 years of experience as an ordained minister. For nine years, he held leadership roles on the Cal-Pac Board of Ordained Ministry and was instrumental in leading the San Diego District in the formation and implementation of seven mission areas for the collaboration of clergy and congregations in mission and ministry.

Wingfield received his Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology and a B.A. in religion from Emory and Henry College.

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