Bishop Michael A. Frencher, Sr.
Southwestern Delta Episcopal District
Bishop Michael A. Frencher



Born: June 17, 1953, Detroit, Michigan

Married: Mrs. Galenia Frencher

Children: Two Children

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He is a graduate of the University of Detroit in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He received his M.Div. degree from Hood Theological Seminary in 1981and his D.Min. in 1992 from the Pittsburg Theological Seminary, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.



His pastorates include Mount Zion and Indian Hill churches 1980-1981. He moved to Mount Olivet AME Zion Church, Greensboro, North Carolina from 1981-1984. He next served St. Stephens AME Zion Church in Hamlet, North Carolina from 1984-1988 after which he was moved to Wesley Center AME Zion Church in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania from 1988-1992. Bishop Frencher was elevated to the episcopacy from Trinity AME Zion Church, Greensboro, North Carolina as the 101st bishop in succession.



Bishop Frencher has been an Adjunct Professor at Hood Theological Seminary since 1994 and has served on the Connectional Budget Committee. Additionally, Bishop Frencher served as treasurer of the Western North Carolina Conference of the Piedmont Episcopal District for 20 years.


 

  • December 25, 2017
    Merry Christmas
    Galatians 4:4-5
    But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.
  • January 1, 2018
    Happy New Year
    2 Corinthians 5:17
    Therefore, if anyone be in Christ, he is a new creature. Old things have passed away, behold, all things are become new!
  • January 15, 2018
    Martin Luther King Jr Day
    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. Visit https://www.nationalservice.gov/mlkday for more information.
  • February 12-16, 2018
    Board of Bishops' and International Ministers & Lay Association Meeting
    Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel
    235 East Main Street
    Norfolk, VA
    Register by February 5, 2018!
  • February 14, 2018
    Ash Wednesday
    Ash Wednesday is always celebrated on a Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday. For Christians, the day marks the first day of Lent and the starting of 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
  • February 14-March 29, 2018
    Lent
    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday each year and for Christians starts the 40 day period of fasting. The day represents the 40 days Jesus spend fasting in the wilderness.
  • February 14, 2018
    Valentine's Day
    We love because he first loved us 1 John 4:19
  • March 11, 2018
    Daylight Savings Time
    Spring forward - Turn your clocks forward an hour at 2 a.m. local standard time (At 2 a.m. on March 11th, the clocks after they are moved forward an hour, will read 3 a.m. local daylight time).

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