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Our Pastor and Staff

James L. Ratliff, Senior Pastor
Jim graduated from Bethel University in McKenzie, TN, with a BS in Sociology and from Memphis Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity.  He was ordained in Paducah, KY, and has served churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas and Mississippi.

Paul Earheart-Brown, Youth Leader
Paul is a graduate of Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee.  He is currently attending Memphis Theological Seminary while serving as the church's youth leader.

Sandi Coleman, Church Secretary
Sandi has been our church secretary for years and will greet you when you visit our church during office hours with a huge smile and welcoming spirit.  Sandi prepares and mails the church newsletter and publishes our weekly bulletin.

David Sprenkle, Music Director
David has served our church as Music Director for many years.  David is an accomplished musician, playing several instruments including the violin.

Jan Culbreath, Pianist
Jan taught kindergarten at St. Louis Catholic School in Memphis for 30 years.

Kelly Shepherd, Organist
Kelly was tutored by Jan Culbreath and is a former organist for Colonial Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  Kelly teaches piano and is married to Kelly Shepherd and has three beautiful girls: Anna, Alli and Sarah.

Jessica Payne, Nursery Attendant
Jessica received her Bachelor and Masters degrees from The University of Memphis.