Rev. Angela Lewis

Rev. Angela Lewis is superintendent of the Canal District of the East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church. Prior to being appointed to the Cabinet July 1, 2021, she served three years as pastor of Doylestown UMC.

Lewis previously served Steubenville Simpson UMC, Maple Heights UMC, Cleveland St. Paul UMC, All God’s Children, and Mansfield Urban Mission in the East Ohio Conference before serving seven years at Burns UMC in the Iowa Conference of The United Methodist Church.

She has served on the East Ohio Conference Board of Ministry, as a trustee at Otterbein University, and as vice president of the Black Pastors’ Fellowship. While serving in the Iowa Conference she served as vice president of the Commission on Religion & Race, vice president of the Pastor's and Minister's Alliance, and as a member of the district operational team.

Born and raised in Oklahoma, where most of her biological family still lives, Lewis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education from HBCU Langston (OK) University, a Master of Arts in Secondary Administration from The University of Akron, and a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary.

Lewis is an encourager who tries to see the good in every situation. One of her favorite passages is Joshua 1:9.