Bishop Marvin Frank Thomas, Sr.
Of The Christain Methodist Episcopal Church
The Birth Place of Christian Methodism
Welcome to the official website of the First Episcopal District of the Christain Methodist Episcopal Church. Under the leadership of Bishop Marvin Frank Thomas, Sr. and the College of Bishops of The CME Church our mission is to follow the example and teachings of Jesus Christ in order to strengthen our spiritual walk and impact our communities through service and love.
We offer a wide variety of opportunities for worship, connectional meetings, fellowship and service, including an array of ministries that provide opportunities for you to bless others through prayer support, participating in outreach efforts, financial contributions and communication with parishioners around the connection.
The Presiding Elders
Of The First Episcopal District
Our Episcopal Leadership covers the states of Arkansas and Tennessee and includes a total of 6 different regions
Presiding Prelate: Bishop Marvin Frank Thomas, Sr.
(Top Row L to R): Rev. Ronald Williams, Rev. Don White
(Middle Row L to R): Rev. Dr. Roland Powe, Rev. Claude A. Bass
(Bottom Row L to R): Rev. Tracy Jackson, Rev. Kenneth D. Thomas, Rev. Bethel L. Harris, Jr.