The July 2016 NCJ Conference in Peoria will elect several new bishops for subsequent assignment to Annual Conferences in the North Central Jurisdiction. The WI GC/NCJ 2015 Delegation is asking Wisconsin Conference clergy and laity for recommendations of Full Elders who should be considered as potential episcopal candidates. The criteria that the Delegation will use to evaluate whether to endorse an episcopal candidate is based on the Elder’s abilities in spiritual, transformational and administrative leadership; click here to read more. Recommendations must be submitted by September 25, 2015 to the Delegation Chair, Rev. Steve Zekoff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 750 Windsor St, Suite 104, Sun Prairie WI 53590.Please indicate the name of the recommended Elder, why they should be considered, and the nominator’s name and contact information. The Delegation will be reviewing nominee suggestions at its late September meeting, determining which may be invited into a further discernment process, then considering a possible candidate endorsement recommendation for action at the 2016 Annual Conference session.