Bishop Lindsey Davis is pleased to announce that Rev. Mark Girard has been appointed effective September 1 as Pastor of the St. Luke United Methodist Church in Lexington. Rev. Girard will follow Bishop Debbie Wallace-Padgett, who is moving to lead the Birmingham Area as their Episcopal leader.
Also, Dr. Randy Coy, President of the Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth, has agreed to serve as interim District Superintendent in Lexington until next June in addition to his regular duties. He will be assisted by a team of elders from the Lexington District. Please keep all of these persons in your prayers as we move through this time of transition.