UPDATED: LaTrelle Easterling elected as a bishop in the Northeastern Jurisdiction

latrelle-easterling-bishop-candidate-2016The Rev. LaTrelle Easterling was elected today by the members of the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference (NEJ) on the 17th ballot. The NEJ is meeting this week in Lancaster, PA.

Easterling is a member of the New England Annual Conference and currently serves as the district superintendent of the Metro Boston Hope District. A graduate of the Boston University School of Theology, Easterling began her active ministry in 2002 at the Pearl Street United Methodist Church in Brockton, MA, as was a delegate to the 2012 and 2016 United Methodist General Conferences.

Click here to read her full biographical statement.

Click here to read the full story at the New England Annual Confernce site.

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