MEET THE TEAM

SENIOR PASTOR’S OFFICE

CHIP STEVENS

Senior Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1935

TERESA SAXTON

Administrative Assistant
[email protected] | 601.949.1935

CHIP STEVENS

Senior Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1935

TERESA SAXTON

Administrative Assistant
[email protected] | 601.949.1935

FAMILY MINISTRY TEAM

BRUCE WARF

Associate Pastor
Discipleship & Family Ministry
[email protected] | 601.949.1968

DAVID NICHOLS

Director of Fitness
and Recreation Ministry
[email protected] | 601.949.1962

ZACH DePRIEST

Student Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1909

EMILY OSWALT

Children’s Minister
[email protected] | 601.949.1912

BONNIE SNELLGROVE

Preschool Minister
[email protected] | 601.949.1997

SHARON WU

Ministry Assistant – Students
[email protected] | 601.949.1905

First Baptist Jackson | Jane Bridges

JANE BRIDGES

CLC Accounts Manager/
Ministry Assistant – Recreation
[email protected] | 601.949.1947

BRUCE WARF

Associate Pastor
Discipleship & Family Ministry
[email protected] | 601.949.1968

DAVID NICHOLS

Director of Fitness
and Recreation Ministry
[email protected] | 601.949.1962

ZACH DePRIEST

Student Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1909

EMILY OSWALT

Children’s Minister
[email protected] | 601.949.1912

BONNIE SNELLGROVE

Preschool Minister
[email protected] | 601.949.1997

SHARON WU

Ministry Assistant – Students
[email protected] | 601.949.1905

First Baptist Jackson | Jane Bridges

JANE BRIDGES

CLC Accounts Manager/
Ministry Assistant – Recreation
[email protected] | 601.949.1947

WORSHIP MINISTRY TEAM

MIKE HARLAND

Associate Pastor of Worship
[email protected] | 601.949.1921

DICK TUNNEY

Worship Music Director
[email protected] | 601.949.1930

RYAN ETHRIDGE

Music Associate – Student Worship
[email protected] | 601.949.1972

TERRY SIMS

Administrative Assistant - Worship
[email protected] | 601.949.1921

CINDY MORRIS

Ministry Assistant - Worship Choir
[email protected] | 601.949.1952

JAMES ARRINGTON GOFF

Organist
[email protected]

MIKE HARLAND

Associate Pastor of Worship
[email protected] | 601.949.1921

DICK TUNNEY

Worship Music Director
[email protected] | 601.949.1930

RYAN ETHRIDGE

Music Associate – Student Worship
[email protected] | 601.949.1972

TERRY SIMS

Administrative Assistant - Worship
[email protected] | 601.949.1921

CINDY MORRIS

Ministry Assistant - Worship Choir
[email protected] | 601.949.1952

JAMES ARRINGTON GOFF

Organist
[email protected]

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

AMBERLY COLLINS

Director of Communications
and Special Events
[email protected] | 601.949.1995

ANNERIN LONG

Graphic Designer/Communications Specialist
[email protected] | 601.949.1996

AMBERLY COLLINS

Director of Communications
and Special Events
[email protected] | 601.949.1995

ANNERIN LONG

Graphic Designer/Communications Specialist
[email protected] | 601.949.1996

CONNECTIONS

CAMEA McDANIEL

Director of Connections

[email protected] | 601.949.1918

CAMEA McDANIEL

Director of Connections

[email protected] | 601.949.1918

PASTORAL MINISTRY TEAM

TOM WASHBURN

Associate Pastor
Pastoral Ministry/
Adults with Seniority
[email protected] | 601.949.1980

STEVEN SMITH

College & Young Singles Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1913

LISA GEORGE

Administrative Assistant - Adult Education
[email protected] | 601.949.1941

LYDIE VICK

Ministry Assistant -
College and Young Singles
[email protected] | 601.949.1906

TOM WASHBURN

Associate Pastor
Pastoral Ministry/
Adults with Seniority
[email protected] | 601.949.1980

STEVEN SMITH

College & Young Singles Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1913

LISA GEORGE

Administrative Assistant - Adult Education
[email protected] | 601.949.1941

LYDIE VICK

Ministry Assistant -
College and Young Singles
[email protected] | 601.949.1997

MISSIONS TEAM

ROBERT FORTENBERRY

Global Outreach Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1977

DR. JIM SPIKES

Congregational Care/
Community Outreach Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1993

DR. CINDY TOWNSEND

Minister of WMU and WEM
[email protected] | 601.949.1940

JESSICA BARRETT

Assistant – Women’s Ministry
[email protected] | 601.949.1939

KELLY HALL

Ministry Assistant – Congregational Care/
Community Outreach
[email protected] | 601.949.1907

LEE THIGPEN

Executive Director of Mission First
[email protected] | 601.949.1932

ROBERT FORTENBERRY

Global Outreach Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1977

DR. JIM SPIKES

Congregational Care/
Community Outreach Pastor
[email protected] | 601.949.1993

DR. CINDY TOWNSEND

Minister of WMU and WEM
[email protected] | 601.949.1940

JESSICA BARRETT

Assistant – Women’s Ministry/
[email protected] | 601.949.1939

KELLY HALL

Ministry Assistant – Congregational Care
Community Outreach
[email protected] | 601.949.1907

LEE THIGPEN

Executive Director of Mission First
[email protected] | 601.949.1932

COUNSELING TEAM

JOY WOODS

Ministry Assistant - Counseling
[email protected] | 601.949.1949

DAWN JONES

Wedding Coordinator
[email protected] | 601.949.1925

JOY WOODS

Ministry Assistant - Counseling
[email protected] | 601.949.1949

DAWN JONES

Wedding Coordinator
[email protected] | 601.949.1925

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION TEAM

DR. BILLY STEWART

Director of Administration Ministry
[email protected] | 601.949.1927

VERONICA CUMBERLAND

Director of Accounting
[email protected] | 601.949.1931

DAVID BRITT

Director of IT
[email protected] | 601.949.1998

JO WILSON

Administrative Assistant –
Director of Administration Ministry
[email protected] | 601.949.1928

DOTTY SULLIVAN

Receptionist
[email protected] | 601.949.1900

DIANA SANDERS

Stewardship Assistant
[email protected] | 601.949.1929

DENNIS CHISM

Director of Housekeeping
[email protected] | 601.949.1917

CAROLYN WHITE

Director of Food Services
[email protected] | 601.949.1916

KAMIKA McELROY

Ministry Assistant – Food Services
[email protected] | 601.949.1916

JERRY KYZAR

Director of Maintenance
[email protected] | 601.949.1943

EDDIE WASHINGTON

Director of Security
[email protected]

DR. BILLY STEWART

Director of Administration Ministry
[email protected] | 601.949.1927

VERONICA CUMBERLAND

Director of Accounting
[email protected] | 601.949.1931

DAVID BRITT

Director of IT
[email protected] | 601.949.1998

JO WILSON

Administrative Assistant –
Director of Administration Ministry
[email protected] | 601.949.1928

DOTTY SULLIVAN

Receptionist
[email protected] | 601.949.1900

DIANA SANDERS

Stewardship Assistant
[email protected] | 601.949.1929

CAROLYN WHITE

Director of Food Services
[email protected] | 601.949.1916

KAMIKA McELROY

Ministry Assistant – Food Services
[email protected] | 601.949.1916

DENNIS CHISM

Director of Housekeeping
[email protected] | 601.949.1917

JERRY KYZAR

Director of Maintenance
[email protected] | 601.949.1943

EDDIE WASHINGTON

Director of Security
[email protected]