2016 South Central Jurisdictional Conference

Meet Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr.


Stories from the conference

Photo gallery

More than 280 photos from the conference including the memorial service, the consecration service and everything in between. View the photos on Flickr.

Bishop Saenz's welcome breakfast held at St. Paul UMC in Wichita, Kansas. View the photos on Flickr.


Wednesday, July 13

Thursday, July 14

Friday, July 15

Saturday, July 16


The Great Plains Conference hosted the 2016 South Central Jurisdictional Conference, July 13-16, 2016, at the Hyatt Hotel in Wichita, Kansas. Three new bishops were elected, episcopal leaders were assigned to the 12 annual conferences within the jurisdiction's boundaries and discussions of other matters pertinent to the United Methodists living within the eight represented states were made.