On Sunday, July 2, 2017, West End UMC received Rev. Carol Cavin-Dillon as the new Senior Pastor.
Rev. Carol Cavin-Dillon is almost a native of Nashville. The youngest of four children, she moved here from West Tennessee with her family at the age of five. After graduating from Harpeth Hall, she attended Duke University and received a B.A. in English. She taught English for a year in Armentieres, France, and then worked in education policy in Washington, D.C. before enrolling in seminary at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She was ordained in 1996 and appointed to Brentwood UMC. Seven years later she was appointed to Christ UMC, where she served first as an associate and then as the senior pastor. She and her husband David, also a native Nashvillian, married in 1999 and have two children, Tate and Martha. They also have a wonderful rescue dog named Gabby and a snake named Artemis.
Watch an interview with Pastor Carol Cavin-Dillon: