Candace M. Lewis is first woman to lead Gammon Theological Seminary
Candace M. Lewis has been named president-dean of Gammon Theological Seminary in Atlanta, the first woman to serve in that role in the school’s 138-year history.
Lewis, an ordained elder in the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church, most recently served as executive director of the denomination’s national resource for church planters. Previously, she was a district superintendent in the Florida Conference and the founding pastor of New Life Community United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, Florida.
She graduated from Gammon in 1996 with a master of divinity. She also holds a doctorate in church leadership from Wesley Theological Seminary.