On 11 June, Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton delivered the 14th Stalcup Lecture in Dallas, Texas. Bishop Jefferson-Snorton is the chair of the Family Life Committee of the World Methodist Council. She is the 59th bishop, and the first female bishop elected in the Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church. In February 2016 she was elected President of Churches Uniting in Christ, an ecumenical organization representing six Christian denominations working toward unity and reconciliation. She also serves the wider community as Ecumenical Officer and Endorsing Agent for the CME Church, Chair of the Family Life Committee of the World Methodist Council, Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Institute for Human Development, and through membership on the Board of Directors of the World Methodist Evangelism, Inc. and the Pan-Methodist Commission.