The Reverend Dr. Marvin C. Zanders, II and the disciples of Saint Paul AME Church, headlined the opening Business Session of the 140th Session of the East Annual Conference, Tuesday, November 3rd at The Omni Hotel. A warm welcome was extended to guests, the Jacksonville community and the entire constituency of the African Methodist Episcopal Church to attend the East Annual Conference. The 140th Session of the East Annual Conference is being held in Jacksonville October 31st to November 6, at the Omni Hotel, 245 Water Street and St. Paul AME Church, 6910 New Kings. Pictured is Reverend Dr. Marvin C. Zanders, II at the podium preaching to the the AME audience, and in the same breath announcing his candidacy for Bishop. Reverend Zanders campaign slogan is “Strength for Today, Hope for Tomorrow”.