Bishop of the Michigan Area


Deborah Kiesey 

Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey began serving the Michigan Area on September 1, 2012. She comes to Michigan following eight years of service in the Dakotas Area.
Each month, the Rev. Dr. William Dobbs, Michigan Area Clergy Assistant to the Bishop, answers your most pressing questions about the Michigan Area of The United Methodist Church. If you would like to submit a question to be answered please e-mail Dr. Dobbs at




 Benton Heisler, West Michigan

Jerome (Jerry) DeVine, Detroit








Episcopal Office

1011 Northcrest Rd
Lansing, MI 48906


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