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Bishop Gary E. Mueller

United States
South Central Jurisdiction
Arkansas Episcopal Area

800 Daisy Gatson Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202

Phone Number
(501) 324-8001

Email Address
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Children: Hailey, Nick

Education and Honors:
Perkins School of Theology, Master of Divinity, 1979
University of Kansas, Bachelor's degree

Ordained Deacon, North Texas Conference, 1978
Ordained Elder, North Texas Conference, 1981
Assigned to Arkansas Area (Arkansas Conference), effective Sept. 1, 2012
Senior Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Plano, Texas, 2002-Present
Senior Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Denton, Texas, 1995-2002
Director, Council on Ministries, North Texas Annual Conference, 1991-1995
Pastor, First United Methodist Church Roanoke-Trophy Club-Westlake, Texas, 1988-1991
Pastor, McKenzie Memorial United Methodist Church, 1985-1988
Pastor, Brewster Memorial United Methodist Church, 1985-1988
Executive Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Richardson, Texas, 1982-1985
Associate Pastor for Evangelism, First United Methodist Church, Richardson, Texas, 1979-1982

North Texas Annual Conference

Delegate, General Conference 2012
Delegate, South Central Jurisdictional Conference, 2012, 2008, 2004, 2000, 1996 (alternate)
Chair, Board of Ordained Ministry, 2008-Present
Chair, Task Force to present proposed constitutional amendments to the North Texas Annual Conference, 2009
Chair, North Texas Conference Ministry Center Building Committee, 2003-2007
North Texas representative, South Central Jurisdiction Mission Council (Jurisdictional Executive Committee), 2000-2008
Chair, Board of Ordained Ministry Residency Committee, 1996-2004
South Central Jurisdiction representative, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry Task Force on residency during provisional membership, 1996-2000
Member, Aldersgate Covenant, 1994-1996 Primary author of legislation adopted by General Conference 1996 defining The United Methodist Church's mission statement "to make disciples of Jesus Christ."
Chair, North Texas Conference Board of Ordained Ministry residency program design committee, 1988-1999