The Rev. Cynthia Fierro Harvey is presiding Bishop of the Louisiana Annual United Methodist Conference. She also heads the United Methodist Committee on Relief, the denomination’s relief agency. Bishop Harvey previously was the director of missional excellence for the Texas Annual (regional) Conference.
In that role, she initiated a partnership with the Côte d’Ivoire Annual Conference. She also has previously served as executive associate pastor of Memorial Drive United Methodist Church in Houston and associate pastor of Foundry United Methodist Church in Houston. She is a graduate of Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology.