Bishop Gregory G.M. Ingram
Presiding Prelate of the First Episcopal District
Bishop Gregory G. M Ingram was appointed presiding prelate of the First Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church on July 4, 2012, during the 49th Quadrennial Session of the denomination’s General Conference, held in Nashville, Tenn. At the 2008 General Conference, Bishop Ingram was elected to chair the General Conference Commission, which oversaw planning and organization for the 49th Quadrennial Session. In his new assignment, he will preside over seven annual conferences comprising Delaware, New England, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda.
Bishop Ingram was elected and consecrated the 118th Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 2000. His first appointment was to the Fifteenth Episcopal District, which comprises Angola, Namibia and most of South Africa. His second appointment was to the Tenth Episcopal District, which encompasses the State of Texas. Under his visionary leadership, Bishop Ingram introduced the District to his 10-Point Partnership Plan, a strategy for improving every aspect of life for the people of the Tenth Episcopal District. He has refined that plan and reintroduced it as 10 Priorities for the First Episcopal District for the 2012-2016 Quadrennium:
Rev. Dr. Jessica K. Ingram
Episcopal Supervisor of the First Episcopal District
THE REVEREND Dr. Jessica Kendall Ingram has served as the Episcopal Supervisor for the First Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church since July 4, 2012. Dr. Ingram oversees the work of the Women’s Missionary Society, the Young People’s Division, the Ministers’ Spouses and Women in Ministry for more than 400 churches in Delaware, New England, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda.
Prior to her current assignment, Dr. Ingram served from 2004-2012 as the Episcopal Supervisor in the Tenth Episcopal District, which comprises the State of Texas. From 2000-2004, she was the Supervisor of Missions for the Fifteen Episcopal District, which includes Angola, Namibia and most of South Africa.
Mr. Sean Lewis
First Episcopal District YPD President
Ms. Susan Butler
First Episcopal District YPD Director
Ms. Patricia Smith
First Episcopal District WMS President