Diocese of West Tennessee

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Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1983
See city : Memphis

Arms (crest) of Diocese of West Tennessee

Official blazon

Azure three crosses paty whitin an annulet all or, on a chief argent a cross gules charged with a flower slipped or.


The Circel with crosses alludes to the Flag of Tennessee. The Cross is common to the three Dioceses in Tennessee. The Flower a Lilly is a reference to the Cathderal which is dedicated to St Mary, one of her symbols is a Lilly.

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Literature : Eckford De Kay: Heraldry in the Episcopal Church; Michael Francis McCarthy: Armoria Sedium