Episcopal Election Updates
Receive up-to-the-minute results of the Episcopal elections delivered directly to you. You can receive updates on your phone by text message or by calling or emailing InfoServ, the United Methodist Information Service.
Subscribe to Text Messaging
United Methodist Communications and Unwired Appeal have partnered to offer episcopal election results sent directly to your mobile phone as they occur. Subscribers will receive a text message whenever a bishop has been elected. To get these updates on your mobile phone:
- Send a text message with your phone to 47647 with the word BISHOP in the body.
- You will receive a message asking for verification. Reply with the word YES to confirm.
- To unsubscribe, send another text message to 47647 with the word STOP in the body.
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Call or email InfoServ
Listen to recorded updates of the results of the Episcopal elections for each jurisdiction. Call the toll-free InfoServ number (800-251-8140) and follow the menu options to access recorded updates. You may also email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.