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CME Board of Chaplains
Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, Chair
Reverend James E. Smith, Jr., Coordinator
shop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, Chair, Endorser
Bishop Thomas L. Brown, Sr., Vice Chair
Bishop Paul A. G. Stewart, Sr., Consultant
Rev. Paul D. Everett, Coordinator
Rev. Dr. James E. Russell, Coordinator Emeritus
Rev. Dr. Johnny Poole, President, Chaplains Organization
Rev. Yolanda Gillen, Military Chaplain Representative
Rev. Francies Mitchell, Veterans Administration Chaplain Representative
Rev. Cheryl Goliday, Healthcare Chaplain Representative
Rev. Dr. Lavonia McIntyre, Civilian Chaplain Representative
Rev. Leo Douglas, At-Large Member
Information and Resources
Click here to get information on Vocations in Pastoral Care
Click here to get information on Military Chaplaincy Requirements
Click here to get information about the Endorsement Process
The CME Church joins the Pan-Methodist Commission Online Chaplaincy Endorsement Process.
Beginning January 2019, all requests for Ecclesiastical Endorsement from The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will be submitted using the Pan-Methodist on-line application.
Click here to get information on Clinical Pastoral Education
CME Chaplains Organization
The Chaplains meet twice per year, at the CME Unity Summit in the Fall and at the PST Pastor’s Conference in January for training.
A retreat is scheduled periodically for more in-depth training.
Persons who are active in the organization can be employed full or part-time as chaplains, paid or volunteer, or be candidates or students.
Annual dues are required to be considered a member.
Rev. Dr. Johnny Poole, President
Rev. Dr. Geraldine Daniels, Vice President
Rev. Cheryl Goliday, Secretary
Rev. Dr. Weldon Thomas, Assistant Secretary
Rev. Dr. Wayne Mays, Treasurer
Chaplain of the Year Award
The Chaplains Organization annually recognizes one of its members for outstanding contribution to the field of chaplaincy ministry. The award is presented at the annual PST Pastor’s Conference.
Rev. Francies Mitchell (2017)
Chaplain Yolanda Gillen (2016)
Chaplain Eduardo Spragg (2015)
Chaplain John “Pete” Richardson
Chaplain (Rev. Dr.) Teresa Snorton
Chaplain Leroy Johnson