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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
615-369-2399
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Sid Gray

UMI Operations Manager/Risk Management Specialist
615 369-2345
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Steve Lambert

General Counsel
615 369-2340
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Leticia Mayberry Wright

Assistant Legal Counsel
615 369-2334
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Bryan Mills

Associate Legal Counsel
615 369-2333
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