During their recent gathering at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, the Council of Bishops announced assignments of bishops to board and agencies of The United Methodist Church for the 2020 – 2024 quadrennium.
Bishop Gary Mueller has been assigned to the board of the United Methodist Men, one of the 13 agencies of The United Methodist Church. Bishop Mueller will serve in the role along with Bishop Kasap Owen and Bishop Leonard Fairley.
According to a Council of Bishops’ press release, “UMC agencies provide resources and services that equip local congregations and provide a connection for ministry throughout the world. The agencies also provide essential services and ministries beyond the scope of individual local congregations and annual conferences.”
In his role, Bishop Mueller will share oversight on the board of UMM along with the agency’s board of directors, comprised of bothy laity and clergy, elected by jursidictions and central conferences.
More information on bishop’s assignments to boards and agencies can be found by reading the press release sent by the Council of Bishops.