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The Call

Vol. E17, Number 5

updated: March 20, 2017

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Randy Martin projected to lead Chattanooga District

<p>Rev. Randy Martin</p>

Rev. Randy Martin


ALCOA, Tenn. (March 21, 2017) -- Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor announces the projected appointment of the Rev. Randy Martin as Chattanooga District superintendent, effective July 1.

Martin, age 69, is currently senior pastor at Broad Street United Methodist Church in Cleveland, Tenn., where he has served since 2013.

This is his second stint on the Holston Conference Cabinet. He previously served as Johnson City District superintendent from 1999 to 2000.

Other past appointments include: Wesley and Lou’s Chapel UMC, South Pittsburg, Tenn. (1972); Flintstone UMC, Flintstone, Ga. (1973-1974); Second UMC, associate, Knoxville, Tenn. (1975-1978); Aldersgate and Jordan’s Chapel UMC, Pulaski, Va. (1979-1980); Holston Conference Council on Ministries, Specialist in Youth and Adult Ministries, Johnson City, Tenn. (1981-1982); Dunlap UMC, Dunlap, Tenn. (1983-1986); Ooltewah UMC, Ooltewah, Tenn. (1987-1993); St. John UMC, Chattanooga, Tenn. (1994-1998); and Hixson UMC, Hixson, Tenn. (2000-2012).

He has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tennessee Wesleyan College (1970) and a master’s degree in divinity from Emory University Candler School of Theology (1973).

His wife is Patsy Hope Martin. He has three children and six grandchildren.

Martin follows the Rev. Brenda Carroll, Chattanooga District superintendent since 2014. Carroll’s next projected appointment will be announced at a later date, Taylor said.

The Chattanooga District includes 59 churches.


 

See also:
Jason Gattis projected to lead Maryville District (The Call, 4/5/17)