The Rev. Ken Nelson is the episcopal nominee from South Carolina. Since his ordination in 1993, Rev. Nelson has served fourteen years at local churches, including two years as assistant dean and director of religious life at Duke University Chapel; seven years as a conference congregational specialist; and six years as coordinator of Clergy Services. He has served as superintendent of the Orangeburg District of the South Carolina Conference since 2020.
His general church service has included membership on the Connectional Table and the General Board of Church and Society. Learn more about Rev. Nelson at https://www.umcsc.org/ken.
The 2022 Southeastern Jurisdictional (SEJ) Conference is scheduled for November 2-4, 2022 at Lake Junaluska. The SEJ Committee on the Episcopacy is recommending the election of three bishops at the 2022 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference. Details of the conference are at https://www.sejumc.org/sej-conference-2022