The Appalachian Trail Chaplaincy is a ministry of the Holston Conference, United Methodist Church.



For more information
Contact Matt Hall
(276) 733-5207

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Support the ministry
Make check to “Holston Conference” with “Appalachian Trail Chaplaincy” on the memo line. Mail to: ATOM, P.O. Box 343, Walland, TN 37886.

For information about sponsoring sections of the trail, contact Alan Ashworth at or (276) 733-5207.

News Appalachian Trail Chaplaincy

Appalachian Trail ministry expands with first 'circuit hiker'

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (March 28, 2018) -- Meet Mary Palmer, the newest chaplain serving Holston Conference’s Appalachian Trail ministry. Palmer will have a different role than past chaplains, however. For five years, the ministry has sent chaplains on “...