Bishop McAlilly to Return to TWK!

Bishop William T. "Bill" McAlilly has been reassigned to serve the Nashville Episcopal Area and Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference until his retirement in 2024.

The Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference Committee on Episcopacy made the announcement about bishop assignments this morning during the 2022 SEJ Conference at Lake Junaluska, NC.

TWK delegates to the conference were thrilled with this announcement and celebrated with Bishop McAlilly and his wife, Lynn, via Zoom.

McAlilly has served in the Nashville Episcopal Area since 2012.

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