Kentucky-Tennessee District

Reaching neighbors in Nashville

Reaching neighbors in Nashville

First Wesleyan Church in Nashville, Tennessee, is multicultural and multigenerational and full of energy and creativity. The church is actively involved in outreach opportunities throughout Nashville. Reaching the nations The Wesleyan Church has a long history rooted...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. OKWU host families serve important role Some residents in Bartlesville,...
​Former district superintendent passes away

​Former district superintendent passes away

Rev. A.L. Sypolt passed away December 5 in Lexington, Kentucky, at age 92. A West Virginia native, Rev. Sypolt served The Wesleyan Church as a pastor in both West Virginia and Kentucky from 1954-1975. He served as an assistant district superintendent 1970-1975 and a...
Pastor’s wife goes from tragedy to triumph

Pastor’s wife goes from tragedy to triumph

When Vonetta Carter looks back on her life, remembering her earlier years is often accompanied with tears and some regret. A native of Trinidad, Vonetta did not live an easy life. At a young age, she moved to New York City with her mom and siblings. Her mother soon...
New District Superintendent Profile — Rev. Aaron Sherman

New District Superintendent Profile — Rev. Aaron Sherman

The Kentucky-Tennessee District elected a new district superintendent on June 28. Rev. Aaron Sherman had been serving as interim D.S. for the previous four months. Prior to that, he was assistant district superintendent of the KY-TN district for two years and...
Kentucky-Tennessee District elects Hotle

Kentucky-Tennessee District elects Hotle

The merging conference for the Kentucky and Tennessee districts of The Wesleyan Church has elected Dr. Marlin R. Hotle (pictured right with General Superintendent Jerry G. Pence) as the new Kentucky-Tennessee district superintendent. Formerly DS of the Tennessee...
Kentucky and Tennessee Districts adopt merger agreement

Kentucky and Tennessee Districts adopt merger agreement

In recent, historic sessions, delegates attending reconvened conferences of the Kentucky and Tennessee Districts of The Wesleyan Church voted overwhelmingly in favor of merging their two districts. If approved by the General Board of The Wesleyan Church at its...