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2016-07 Archive

Distinguished Alum and Trustee, Rev. Dr. Tracy Smith Malone, Elected to the United Methodist Episcopacy

Rev. Dr. Tracy Smith Malone, distinguished alumna and trustee of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, was elected as a United Methodist bishop on July 13 at the North Central Jurisdictional (NCJ) Conference in Peoria, Illinois. Smith Malone was the first to be elected bishop at the NCJ Conference held at the Peoria Civic Center July 13-16.

Garrett-Evangelical Trustee, Rev. Laurie Haller, Elected to the United Methodist Episcopacy

Beloved Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary trustee, Rev. Laurie Haller, was elected as a United Methodist bishop on July 14, 2016 at the North Central Jurisdictional Conference in Peoria, Illinois. We send our heartfelt congratulations to Haller and our prayers as she moves into this new role. You can read more about Haller's election in the news article below. 


Original Article Can Be Found Here

By Kay DeMoss
JULY 14, 2016 | PEORIA, Ill. (UMNS)