Rev. Billy York

Welcome Rev. Billy York

Welcome to our new Senior Pastor, Rev. Billy York. 

     (Full bio and contact information on the Members Page)





Born and Raised in Jackson County


Education: Master of Divinity, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1963

Bachelor of Arts, Athens College, Athens, Alabama,

Yale Divinity School, 1964


Experience: Served Full-Time as a United Methodist Minister, 1963-2003


Appointments include:

District Superintendent, Albertville District, 1997-2003

Senior Pastor, Trinity United Methodist Church, Birmingham, Alabama 1993-1997

District Superintendent, Anniston District, 1987-1993

Senior Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Anniston, Alabama, 1981-1987

Senior Pastor, Latham United Methodist Church, Huntsville, Alabama 1975-1981

Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Northport, Alabama 1972-1975


Retired Appointment:

Walnut Grove United Methodist Church  2003-2012


Interim Appointments:

Fairview/Skirum United Methodist Church   2012-2013

Hazel Green United Methodist Church  2013-2014

St. Paul, Fort Payne United Methodist Church   2015

East Gadsden/Glencoe United Methodist Churches   2016

Altoona United Methodist Church  2018-2019


Military:       Chaplain in The Alabama National Guard 1970-1994

Retired Rank of Colonel