The Rev. Carol Wilson, executive assistant to the bishop, meets with incoming resident Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor on the morning after her assignment to Holston Conference.
First female bishop
SEJ Conference makes history,
sends Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor home
The Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference concluded July 20 with an episcopal assignment that Holston's native daughter called "God's wonderful surprise." Also: Bishop James Swanson is assigned as first black bishop to the Mississippi Conference.