The First Episcopal District

of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

HEAR THE CME CHURCH'S RESPONSE DURING THIS PANDEMIC

ABOUT US

We thank you for joining us on the Official Website of the First Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. We are a predominantly African-American denomination reaching and teaching for Jesus the Christ. Please click the button below to learn about our leadership and our passion to serve the greater community.

 

TWO STATES | TWO REGIONS

Our Episcopal Leadership reaches across two southern states impacting the lives of Methodist in Arkansas and Tennessee. Follow the links below to learn more about each District and Presiding Elder.

TENNESSEE

The Volunteer State

East District

The Nature State

Rev. Ronald Williams

Presiding Elder

Northwest District

The Nature State

Rev. Bethel L. Harris, Jr.

Presiding Elder

Southwest District

The Nature State

Rev. Dr. Claude A. Bass

Presiding Elder

West District

The Nature State

Rev. Don White

Presiding Elder

Northeast District

The Nature State

Rev. Peris J. Lester, I

Presiding Elder

Southeast District

The Nature State

Rev. Dr. Ronald Powe

Presiding Elder

ARKANSAS

The Nature State

UPCOMING

EVENTS

Find Out What Events Are Around The Corner

Trinity Annual Conference

July 23, 2020

Online

Link: www.cmefirstdistrict.org

CME Unity Summit

POSTPONED FOR 2021

Dallas, TX

Link: www.thecmechurch.org