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Recalling Bishop Kelly’s ‘bold journey’

Leontine Turpeau Current Kelly is being remembered as a trailblazer, a spiritual mother, a bearer for women of color in leadership and a gift to the United Methodist Church. She died at age 92 on June 28. Being elected as the first African-American woman bishop was just part of her “audacious life,” said Bishop Judith Craig, […]

Leadership lessons from Bishop Kelly

By Larry R. Hygh, Jr., Special Contributor … “I think that the responsibility as a bishop is understanding what you believe as a call of the church and in the time in which we live,” said Bishop Leontine Turpeau Current Kelly.  Bishop Kelly, who died June 28 at age 92, was one of the four […]