Editor's note: This interview is part of a series. The Rev. Janice Riggle Huie retired as bishop after 20 years of serving the United Methodist Church. 

Janice Riggle Huie is bishop of the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. The Conference comprises about 700 congregations across southeast Texas and includes Houston, Galveston, Beaumont, Texarkana, Longview, Tyler and College Station.