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Spiritual Directors for East Tennessee

The individuals listed below responded to an inquiry that simply requested contact information for those offering spiritual direction to folks in the geographical area of our diocese, in East Tennessee.

It is the responsibility of the individual seeking spiritual direction to: 1) ask the spiritual director about his/her/their training for this ministry, and 2) determine if any given spiritual director is the right match.

For detailed guidelines in selecting a spiritual director, and for a large database of additional spiritual directors, please go to https://www.sdicompanions.org/find-a-spiritual-companion/.

The list below is arranged alphabetically by last name.

A

Name / Location

The Rev. Ann Aichinger / Bristol, VA

Mr. Jeff Akamatsu / Madison, AL

The Rev. Mary Catherine Akamatsu / Madison, AL

Ms. Pat Anderson-Flowers / Birmingham, AL

The Rev. Jerry Askew / Knoxville, TN

Phone / Email

(276) 285-3651 / annaichinger@gmail.com

(256) 714-0141 / jeff.akamatsu@icloud.com

(256) 714-8837 / akamamc0@sewanee.edu

(205) 919-3102 / panderflow@gmail.com

(865) 368-3366 / jaskew@betternonprofits.org

Denomination / Other Notes

Presbyterian / Ignatian

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

Episcopalian / Male Directees Only

B

The Rev. Gayle Browne / Knoxville, TN

The Rev. Paige Buchholz / Knoxville, TN

Ms. Christina Butterworth / Hendersonville, NC

(740) 463-1487 / ghbrowne50@gmail.com

(865) 403-9327 / paigebuchholz@yahoo.com

(434) 471-6110 / christina.s.butterworth@gmail.com

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

C

The Rev. Margaret Caldwell / Chattanooga, TN

Dr. Cynthia Crysdale / Sewanee, TN

Dr. Cynthia Crysdale / Canada

(423) 290-1640 / margaret.caldwell.m@gmail.com

(931) 636-3096 / cynthia.crysdale@sewanee.edu

(519) 589-4711

Episcopalian

Episcopalian / Ignatian Trained

G

Ms. Nancy Gauldin / Estillfork, AL

Ms. Beth Gregory, PhD / Leeds, AL

(256) 348-7878 / nancygauldin@gmail.com

(205) 396-8972 / lizgreg@gmail.com

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

H

The Rev. Dr. Howard Hess / Knoxville, TN

Dr. Peg Hess / Knoxville, TN

The Rev. Dr. Basye Holland-Shuey / Huntsville, AL

Ms. Ann Holtz / Waynesville, NC

(865) 640-1565 / frhoward15@att.net

(865) 851-8312 / peghess@att.net

(256) 468-5590 / basye@knology.net

(865) 414-8509 / jannholtz@gmail.com

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

Christian

J

Ms. Pat Johnson, LC / Huntsville, AL

Sr. Michael Julian / Knoxville, TN

(256) 881-0133 / alpatjohnson@knology.net

(865) 414-0266 / sistermichaeljulian@knology.net

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

M

Sr. Madeleine Mary, CSM / Sewanee, TN

Ms. Carol Mullen / Knoxville, TN

Ms. Sedberry Murphy / Birmingham, AL

Ms. Vikki Myers / Maryville, TN

(931) 598-0046 / sr.madeleine.mary@gmail.com

(865) 216-0407 / beingwiththe1@gmail.com

(256) 762-0144 / essedberry@icloud.com

(865) 712-3991 / vlinnmyers@gmail.com

Episcopalian

Christian

Episcopalian

Presbyterian / Female Directees Preferred

N

The Rev. Casey Nicholson / Greeneville, TN

(423) 525-9235 / spiritualcare@icloud.com

Presbyterian

P

Ms. Sandy Porter / Birmingham, AL

The Rev. Dorrie Pratt / Knoxville, TN

(205) 821-8163 / sandyporter777@gmail.com

(865) 316-8787 / revdorothypratt@gmail.com

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

R

Ms. Lois Richardson / Knoxville, TN

The Rev. Eric Rieger / Hixson, TN

The Rev. Burns Rogers / Nashville, TN

(865) 684-6751 / rivers.bend@earthlink.net

(423) 509-2045 / bericrieger@gmail.com

(615) 424-1453 / burnsrogers@gmail.com

Episcopalian

Methodist

Episcopalian

S

Ms. Sharon Sapp / Huntsville, AL

Ms. RaRa Schlitt / Knoxville, TN

The Rev. Suzanne Seavey / Knoxville, TN

Ms. Heather Stagg / Knoxville, TN

Ms. Kate Stulce / Ooltewah, TN

(717) 201-6234 / sapp.sh@gmail.com

(865) 414-2325 / raraschlitt005@aol.com

(865) 988-6003 / seseavey@charter.net

(865) 300-7224 / hss3047@gmail.com

(423) 650-0786 / kate.stulce@hotmail.com

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

Episcopalian

UCC

T

The Rev. John Tirro / Knoxville, TN

(865) 456-4567 / johntirro@mac.com

Lutheran

V

The Rev. Caroline Vogel / Knoxville, TN

(865) 919-4736 / carolinevogel@gmail.com

Episcopalian

W

Ms. Kathy Wheeler-Scruggs, Phd / Tullahoma, TN

(501) 680-5917 / ksws.1958@gmail.com

Episcopalian / Dream Work

Send additions, changes, and updates to Canon Beverly Hurley Hill at (205) 213-6640 or bhurleyhill@dioet.org.