The Rev. William McDonald Tully has become rector of St. Columbia Espicopal church, Tully, who most recently was associate of St. Francis Church in Potomac, succeeds the Rt. Rev. William E. Swing, who was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California last year.
The Rev. Frances G. Wolf has been appointed assistant pastor of Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church.
The new pastor of Westminister Presbyterian Church in Alexandria is the Rev. Dr. George A. Pera. Pera previously served as pastor of the American Church in London.
Bishop Robert M. Blackburn has been appointed bishop of the Virginia United Methodist Conference. Blackburn previously served as bishop of the Raleigh, N.C., conference.
The Rev. Beverly Watkins has been named superintendent of the Alexandria United Methodist district Watkins comes to Alexandria from Danville, Va., where she was also a district superintendent.
The new spiritual leader of Shaare Tikvah Congregation in Temple Hills, Md., is Rabbi Ralph A. Dalin. Dalin recently graduated from Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City.
The Rev. Daniel W. Goddard has been appointed pastor of the Beltsville Seventh-day Adventist Church. Goddard served most recently as pastor of a church in Columbia, Md.
Wilton Hartzler has been appointed to the new post of associate secretary for administration of the Friends Committee on National Legislation here. Hartzler previously headed the Commission on Christian Social Concerns of the North Carolina Council of Churches.
The new rector of Ascension Chapel Episcopal Church in Gaithersburg is The Rev. William E. Smalley. Smalley comes to Gaithersburg from a dual ministry at churches in Palmerton and Lehighton, Pa.
The Rev. Dr. Tracey K. Jones, outgoing general secretary of the United Methodist Board of Social Ministries, has been appointed visiting professor of missions at Drew University School of Theology in Madison, N.J.
The Florida Citrus Commission has canceled Anita Bryant's $100,000 television contract as a promotor of Florida orange juice. Citrus commission officials said it canceled Bryant's contract because of her recent divorce, and not her anti-gay rights activities. Bryant and her four children are now living with her mother in Tulsa, Okla.
Winifred E. Coleman has been appointed executive director of the National Council of Catholic Women. Coleman previously served as dean of students at Trinity College here.