Pastors & Staff

Tina Hawley

Preschool + MDO Director

Tina became Director of Preschool Ministries in June of 2018, and oversees all programs from birth through Pre-K. She feels that it is important for all children to be exposed to a foundation of God’s love.
Previously, Tina was librarian for a Christian school in Kentucky for 9 years.  She is a published artist and enjoys painting and creating art projects in her spare time.
Tina and her husband David have been married for 36 years. They have two children and three grandchildren. Both Tina and David have been active in the children’s departments, volunteering in Awana, VBS, GoKids, and have served on related committees. They love to camp and travel, as well as spending time at their home in the country in Springfield just enjoying God’s creation.

Sherry Dorris

Ministry Assistant

Sherry began serving as Ministry Assistant in October 2019.  She previously served in various Human Resource positions in Nashville and the surrounding area for 20 years.  She loves to help people and spend time encouraging them in all areas of life.  
Sherry was saved at the age of twelve and cannot remember a time when she was not involved in church.  Her life scriptures are Philippians 4:4-7. 
Sherry and her husband Phillip love to visit Gatlinburg. You can also find them “junking” for good deals at yard sales, and thrift stores.  

Alexis Lindsey

Children's Director