Guest preachers named for AC2016

Bishop Gary Mueller has announced guest preachers for the 2016 Arkansas Annual Conference, scheduled for June 19-22 in Hot Springs.

Jan Davis

Jan Davis

The Rev. Dr. Jan Davis, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in Rowlett, Texas, will preach in the June 19 opening worship service. A leader in the North Texas Conference, she currently chairs the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and co-chairs the Clergy Effectiveness Task Force. She is North Texas’ first elected clergy delegate to the 2016 General Conference in Portland, Ore.

 

Samuel Yun

Samuel Yun

The Rev. Samuel Yun serves as minister of young adults at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos, Calif., and is also appointed to plant a new multi-ethnic faith community in the Oakland area called EMBRACE, with the hope of reaching the unchurched and dis-churched in the Bay area. He will preach during two afternoon teaching sessions of the Conference. He was a featured speaker at the recent Youth 2015 quadrennial gathering in Orlando.

 

 

Emanuel Cleaver III

Emanuel Cleaver III

The Rev. Dr. Emanuel Cleaver III, senior pastor of St. James United Methodist Church in Kansas City, Mo., will preach the closing worship service June 22. A graduate of Philander Smith College, Cleaver has served as a pastor in the Missouri Conference for 16 years.