Bio: Thomas J. Bickerton

Biographical information about one of the early champions of the UMC’s involvement in the Nothing But Nets campaign.


Resident Bishop, Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church


Born: July 2, 1958, Glen Dale, W. Va.

Family: He and his wife, Sally, are the parents of Elizabeth, 25; T.J., 23; Ian, 15; and Nick, 13.


B.A., Sociology and Psychology, West Virginia College, 1980

M.Div., Duke Divinity School, 1983

D.Min., United Theological Seminary, 1994