Bishop Martin McLee

Lawrence , MA
September 10, 1955

Education and Honors:

Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, M. Div., 1998

Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, Juris Doctor, 1988

Fordham University, Master of Science – Education, 1983

Hunter College, B.S. (cum laude), Health, 1979

Nasson College, A.A., General Studies, 1976


Assigned to New York Area (New York Annual Conference), effective Sept. 1, 2012.

Superintendent, Metro Boston Hope District, New England Conference, 2008-Present

Adjunct Professor, Simmons College, Graduate School of Social Work

Senior Pastor, Union United Methodist Church, Boston, Mass., 2000-2008

Associate Pastor, Hamilton Park UMC, Dallas, 1998-2000.

Assistant Pastor, St. Luke “Community” United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas, 1992-1998.

Chaplain’s Assistant, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1993-1998.


New England Annual Conference


Delegate, General Conference, 2008; Alternate, General Conference, 2004, 2012

General Commission on Religion and Race Podcast Panelist. “Guess Who’s Coming to Church?”, 2009

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry Convocation on Pastoral Authority and Church Membership, Panelist, 2006

Delegate, World Methodist Council, Durban, South Africa 2011

Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference Delegate; 2004, 2008, 2012

BMCR-Northeast Jurisdictional Annual Meeting, Dais Presenter, 2010

Northeastern Jurisdiction Committee on the Episcopacy, 2008-Present

Northeastern Committee on Investigations, Chair, 2008-Present; Vice Chair, 2004-2008

Guest Preacher, Former Troy Annual Conference Session 2007

Northeastern Jurisdiction Committee on Finance and Administration 2000-2004

Member, New England Conference Committee on the Episcopacy, 2008-2012

Workshop Facilitator, African American Spirituality - Bishop’s Day on Passionate Spirituality, 2010

Convener, Conference on Visionary Leadership for Small Membership Congregations, 2010

Convener, Conference Immigration Task Force, Cabinet Urban Ministry Initiative 2009-Present

Ziegler Award - Preaching Excellence, New England Annual Conference Session 2006

Director, Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston, Chair, HIV/AIDS Initiative, 2005-2008


276 Essex Street

Lawrence, MA 01842-0449

Endorsed By:

The New England Conference, BMCR and the Northeastern Jurisdiction Multi-Ethnic Center


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