Rev. Paul Douglas Wolfe

Paul Wolfe is the son of the Reverend Asbury F. Wolfe, Jr. retired U. S. Army and a retired clergy member of the Alabama-West Florida Conference, and the late Thelma Melrose Williamson Wolfe of Pelion, South Carolina.

One of the first Army dependents born in Berlin, Germany, Paul spent nine of his first sixteen years growing up in Europe.  He is a graduate of the Geneva County High School in Hartford, Alabama, outside of Fort Rucker; the University of West Alabama; the Candler School of Theology; and Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.  He was a commissioned officer and he attended the Army chaplain’s school at Fort Wadsworth in New York.  Paul served for five years in the Army Reserves.

Reverend Wolfe has led congregations in Pensacola, Milton, and Fort Walton Beach until he was appointed to serve as a District Superintendent.  His most recent appointment was to the Ashland Place Church in Mobile, Alabama.

Reverend Paul has served as a delegate to the General and Jurisdictional Conferences of the United Methodist Church.  He was elected the first chair of the Order of Elders of the Conference.  He is a trustee of Birmingham Southern College; a member of the Board of Directors for the International Growth Center headquartered on the campus of beautiful Lake Junaluska, North Carolina; and a member of the Board of Congregational Development.

Paul and his wife Rita have led Volunteers in Missions’ medical teams to Jamaica and Ecuador.  They enjoy traveling with the faith-based company Educational Opportunities.