Gary Henline – Sr. Minister
Gary began his ministry at FCC in November of 2013. He and his wife Teresa have been married for 36 years, and have 3 beautiful daughters, Lyndi is 33. She and her husband Scott and 2 children, ages 10 and 8, live in West TN and are school teachers. Jaimi is 27 and is the Director of Guest Services at Compass Christian in Chandler AZ, and Kayci is 24 and a Student Recruiter at the University of Memphis. Gary loves to hunt, fly fish, and long distance bike ride. He loves to read and study, and has the greatest job in the world, preaching Jesus Christ and Him crucified. Gary is in his 31st year of ministry.
Drew Mason – Youth Minister/Worship Minister
Drew and his wife Morgan have been serving at FCC since May of 2014. Both Drew and Morgan attended Johnson University in Knoxville. They have been married for 4 years. Drew graduated with his B.A. in Youth Ministry/Preaching. Their interests include hiking, Netflix, hanging out with the youth, and playing music.
Karen Eastep – Children’s Director
Karen has been a part of FCC since 1997. She was the nursery director for several years and has directed VBS for over 10 years and now serves as Children’s Director. She is a graduate of Johnson University (’04) and recently completed her Master’s Degree at Strayer University. Karen enjoys reading, playing Scrabble, camping in the great Smokey Mountains and watching Jeopardy. One of her dreams is to be a contestant on Jeopardy. Karen has a passion for the youngest members of God’s Kingdom and loves working alongside parents to help children grow in their relationship with Jesus.
Melanie Barbo – Office Secretary
I am the secretary at FCC. I have 3 wonderful grown children and 7 grandchildren. I joined FCC in 1996. My children grew up in this church and presently Stephanie Haley and RB Zacher and their families are attending here. Adam is a youth minister at a church in Lenoir City.