Bishop Rodolfo Alfonso Juan
Davao Episcopal Area
Davao United Methodist Center 104 Recto Ave. 8000 Davao City, Philippines
(63) 64 82 572 7331
Bishop Rodolfo A. Juan is the Resident Bishop of the Davao Area, which includes Bicol Philippines,
East Mindanao, Mindanao Philippines, Northwest Mindanao Philippines, and Visayas Philippines conferences in the Philippine Central Conference of The United Methodist Church.
He was elected to the episcopacy in 2008 and re-elected in 2012.
Juan is president of the College of Bishops, UMC Central Conferences, which consists of 19 Episcopal Areas in seven Central Conferences in Africa, Europe and the Philippines. He represented the Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops at the 2012 General Conference of the Malaysia Methodist Church in Kuala Lumpur.
Juan is vice–chair of the Clergy of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines. He is also a member of the boards of trustees of Wesleyan University–Philippines, Philippines Christian University, Union Theological Seminary, Kapatiran Kaunlaran Foundation Inc., Harris Memorial College and Mary Johnston Hospital.
Earlier in his ministry, he served for 10 years as chaplain (with a rank of major) in the Philippines Armed Forces. He also organized the Philippine Emmaus Walk.
Juan received a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta.
Juan and his wife, Dr. Lurleen Lapuz Juan, have two children.