Support for Bishop-Elect Roaf

The Search & Transition for the Fourth Bishop of West Tennessee | Support for the Bishop Elect

As the consecration of the 4th Bishop of the Diocese of West Tennessee draws closer, the Transition Committee has asked that we help welcome Bishop Elect Roaf by sharing our favorite things in West Tennessee with her.

To that end, we are asking the people of the diocese to submit recommendations for your favorite people, places, and things…from your favorite Italian restaurant…to helpful tips about which roads to avoid at 5pm.  From an upcoming exhibit you’re excited about…to the dates for this year’s Strawberry Festival in Humboldt (May 5th – May 11th if you’re asking).  From the dry cleaners you couldn’t live without…to the best plumbers, painters and electricians that keep your home humming.

We want to share with her all the things you would want to know if you were new around here.

We will compile all the information you send into a binder and will present this all to her, upon her arrival, in a lovely basket with gift cards, notes and some fun local products she might enjoy.

There are 4 ways to get involved. 

  1. Use the online form here:  Bishop Recommendations Link Fill out as much or as little as you want and click submit.
  2. Send an email with your recommendations to Any note you send or recommendation you make, will be added to our book and shared with the Bishop.
  3. Send a handwritten note in the mail to Bishop Tips c/o Shannon Tucker PO Box 17036 Memphis, TN 38187 and we will include this in the basket.
  4. Send a gift card or local product, by mailing that to the aforementioned PO Box or drop it off at the Diocesan Office with the label Bishop Tips.

Please include your name and your parish home when writing. 

We are so excited about welcoming Bishop Elect Roaf and are glad to be able to share our West Tennessee with her!

If you have any questions, please email or call or text Shannon Tucker at 901-281-0785.