Appointment Cabinet meets in Alcoa this week

Appointment Cabinet meets in Alcoa this week

Appointment Cabinet meets with Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett (standing) in the Holston Conference headquarters this week. Photo by Annette Spence

ALCOA, Tenn. -- The Holston Conference Appointment Cabinet is meeting in Alcoa Conference Center this week, continuing their work on 2022-23 ministerial appointments under the leadership of Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett.

The cabinet kicked off the process Feb. 22-25, meeting at Jubilee House Retreat Center in Abingdon, Vriginia. The superintendents of Holston's nine districts and Bishop Wallace-Padgett spent the first day praying over each Holston Conference clergy member expecting to move this year.

To learn more about the appointment-making process under Wallace-Padgett, read her Feb. 1 blog.

The Appointment Cabinet includes Rev. Lauri Jo Cranford, Three Rivers District; Rev. Jason Gattis, Smoky Mountain District; Rev. Kim Goddard, New River District; Rev. the Rev. Angela Hardy-Cross, Mountain View District; Rev. Hugh Kilgore, Hiwassee District; Rev. Ann Robins, Tennessee Valley District; Rev. Reed Shell, Scenic South District; Rev. Jane Taylor, Clinch Mountain District; and Rev. Jeff Wright, Appalachian District. Lori Sluder serves as Bishop Wallace-Padgett's assistant.

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Annette Spence

Annette Spence is editor of The Call, the Holston Conference newsletter.