PRESIDING ELDERS OF THE NORTH EASTERN EPISCOPAL DISTRICT //

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Presiding Elder Blue

Western New York Conference

Rochester-Syracuse District

Reverend Derrill A. Blue preached his trial sermon on June 9, 2002 and began his pastoral vocation at the age of 23.  

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Presiding Elder Coakley

Western New York Conference

Buffalo District

Born April 17, in Charleston, South Carolina, to proud parents Albert (deceased) and Rose Coakley, Kevin Coakley began the journey “Who Am I?” He is married to the enchanting and lovely Mrs. Lashundra Denise Coakley, his partner in ministry and in life. 

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Presiding Elder Harris

New York Conference

Long Island District

Rev. Harris’ first pastoral charge was the Dunston Chapel AME. Zion Church, Polkton, North Carolina.

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Presiding Elder Meadows

Albany District

Rev. Meadows preached his trial sermon in 1994 at Fisher Chapel AME Zion Church. Over the next 12 years he was ordained deacon and an elder .

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Presiding Elder King

Boston District

While studying for her divinity degree, Rev. King served as the pastor of the Black Church at Yale for two years. 

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Presiding Elder Branch

Westchester District

Elder Branch is the Senior Presiding Elder in the New York Conference, Presides over the Westchester District.

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Presiding Elder Carson

New York City & London District

Reverend Dr. A. Alfred Carson was born and raised in Catawba, NC where he attended Smyre’s Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. 

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Presiding Elder Maven

Jersey City District

Dr. Maven began his journey into the Christian ministry as a local preacher at the St. John African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Mizpah, NJ in July 1978.

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Presiding Elder Jaime

Midland District

Presiding Elder Daren D.  Jaime was born and raised in Harlem, New York, and he is the proud father of one son, Christopher Jaime. 

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Presiding Elder Godette

Camden District

Presiding Elder Laticia Hill Godette has a servant’s heart and has served as a Pastor for the last 18 years. 

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Presiding Elder Harvill

Hartford District

Moses L. Harvill has served as Pastor of Cross Street AME Zion Church in Middletown, Connecticut, since 1993. Under his guidance, the Church has grown spiritually, numerically, and economically, moving to a beautiful, new, larger edifice in 2007. 

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Presiding Elder Lewis 

Nassau District

Since May 18, 2003, Rev. Lewis has served as the pastor of the Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in Portland, Maine; the oldest Black institution in the State of Maine. 

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