Bishop Gary Smith and his wife Cynthia have accepted the appointment of overseer of the Church of God of Prophecy in Kentucky effective November 1, 2016. Gary and his wife, Cynthia have been serving as Lead Pastor of the Tilghman Road Church in Salisbury, Maryland for nearly thirty years. During this time, that congregation has experienced transformational growth at all levels including relocation to new facilities, a new parsonage, family center, sanctuary, and educational wing. He has been an integral part of leadership development in the Mid-Atlantic Region and under his vision the East Coast School of Ministry became a reality. He and Cynthia are both relational leaders who will seek to build on the initiatives already in place while also leading with fresh vision and inspiration.