Jimmy Nunn

Bishop James Jimmy Nunn


United States

South Central Jurisdiction

Northwest Texas-New Mexico Episcopal Area

Oklahoma Episcopal Area

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South Central Jurisdiction
Oklahoma Episcopal Area
Interim - Northwest Texas


Bishop James (Jimmy) Nunn was elected to the episcopacy in 2016. He is the Resident Bishop of the Oklahoma Area of The United Methodist Church, which includes the Oklahoma Conference and Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference in the South Central Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church.

On January 1, 2022, Bishop Nunn became the Interim Bishop for Northwest Texas, while also serving the Oklahoma Episcopal Area.  


I am passionate about making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.  I have been blessed with gifts and graces to make a greater impact on ministries of transformation at the strategic intersections of district, conference, and general church. 


Abernathy High School, 1975
McMurry University, Bachelor of Arts, 1979
Asbury Theological Seminary, Master of Divinity, 1981
Asbury Theological Seminary, Doctor of Ministry, 1996

Transforming the Annual Conference

Leading efforts to plant new churches, recruit young, diverse clergy
Developing new leaders
Sharing the story using modern methods