Bishop Godwin T. Umoette
Bishop Godwin Thompson Umoette was elected the 60th Bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church - and the first Bishop born on African soil - on June 30k, 2010, in Mobile, Alabama.
is the Presiding Prelate of the Tenth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church.
Bishop Umoette is a native of Ikot Akpan Isihet; Onna Local Government Area, in Akwa Ibom State Nigeria.
was born February 23, 1955, to Chief Thompson and Jessie Umoette, who reared him through the values of good parenthood and familyhood, and taught him to believe and trust God.
Prior to becoming a Bishop, he was elected a delegate in 1982 to the General Conference.
Since then he
has functioned in a variety of capacities in the CME Church