: June 17, 1953, Detroit, MichiganMarried
: Mrs. Galenia FrencherChildren
: Two ChildrenEmail:
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.