From 1980 to 2005 the church was under the dynamic leadership of late Bishop Jean Alfred NDORICIMPA and the church became a major force in Burundi. Currently, Bishop Daniel Wandabula is the Resident Bishop of Burundi Annual Conference while   Honorable Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Sinzohagera is the Legal Representative of United Methodist Church of Burundi and the Secretary of the Burundi Annual Conference, and Rev. Bankurunaze Lazaro,  the Deputy Legal Representative.