Extrum-Fernandez Appointed to Bay View District
Bishop Beverly Shamana has announced the appointment of the Rev. Renae Extrum-Fernandez to District Superintendent of the Bay View District, effective July 1, 2007. The Rev. Extrum-Fernandez will succeed the Rev. James Lockwood-Stewart, who has served as a member of the conference since 1994 and as Bay View District Superintendent for the past six years.
The announcement made at her church, Walnut Creek First UMC, on Sunday, Feb. 4 was met with an ovation. “
While admitting that leaving will be difficult, Renae Extrum-Fernandez calls the new appointment a tremendous honor. “There are some really wonderful people on the bishop’s cabinet and how they live out a real covenant together – to be part of that is a real humbling honor.”
In 1986, Extrum-Fernandez became the first
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