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Legal Services Department


The legal department can consult with entites of The United Methodist Church to provide information and guidance as well as interpretation and application of the Book of Discipline.  The Legal Services team also supervises the use of the cross and flame, the United Methodist insignia; manages the process of insurance coverage for churches and other UM entities; and maintains the tax exempt status of churches and other related organizations of The United Methodist church. 

The Legal Services Team members are: 

Ryan Archer

Legal Services Specialist

Sid Gray

UMI Operations Manager/Risk Management Specialist
615 369-2345

Steve Lambert

General Counsel
615 369-2340

Leticia Mayberry Wright

Assistant Legal Counsel
615 369-2334

Bryan Mills

Associate Legal Counsel
615 369-2333