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Todd Wermers

Pastor

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Todd Wermers grew up in Virginia Beach, VA and Baytown, TX. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Youth Ministry from Columbia International University and a Master in Marriage and Family (MMFT) from Trevecca Nazarene University. Todd pastored at Summit Church in Fort Myers, FL, where he served as Recovery Pastor and Teaching Pastor, before moving to Spring Hill, TN, in 2012. He now serves as 12 Steps and Outdoor Experiential Counselor at Center for Professional Excellence (CPE), an addictions treatment center that exists to treat professional men who are struggling with behavioral and/or addiction issues. Todd is married to Jennifer and they have 2 children, Tennysen and Cedar.

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Tracey Abernathy

Secretary

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Tracey Abernathy began as our church secretary in February of 2015. She and her husband, Mike have been members of PCBC for 7 years. They attend regularly with their children, Robin and Jackson. Tracey is employed by Rutherford County Schools as a kindergarten teacher and resides in Murfreesboro. She enjoys spending time with her family and serving as the Nursery Director at PCBC. 

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Jared Farley

Interim Worship Leader

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Jared Farley began as our interim music minister at the beginning of April of this year. He has faithfully been attending and serving in the music ministry for 2 years. He has served at churches here locally in the middle Tennessee area as well as in Florida where he is originally from. When he is not serving at Powell’s Chapel, he is working at the Apple Store or continuing his graduate studies in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University.

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Jeri Holland

Children's Minister

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Jeri Holland began as our Children's Minister in June 2017. She has worked with our children's programs since 9/2015. She and her husband, Jack have been members of PCBC for 5 yrs. They have two daughters Megan (Alex) and Leah (BJ). She has 3 grandsons: Jackson, Briar and Wyatt. They all attend our church. Jeri is employed @ MMC&SurgiCenter where she is a nurse and resides in Murfreesboro.                            

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Frank Lipetri

Associate Pastor

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Bro. Frank Lipetri began as our Associate Pastor in November of this year. He and his wife, Teresa have been members of our church for 3 years. Bro. Frank brings many years of pastoral experience and teaching to our church. He and Teresa have two children (Jeremy and Casey)  and six grandchildren.  

 

Officers

Church Clerk -Tracey Abernathy
Asst.- Eleanor Dowdy

Treasurer - Jonathan Little
Asst. - 

Sunday School Director - Mike Abernathy
Asst. - Eleanor Dowdy

Discipleship Training Director - Todd Wermers

Brotherhood Director - 

Librarian - Charline Phillips

Vacation Bible School Director - Jeri Holland

Children's Church - Jeri Holland

Nursery Coordinator - Tracey Abernathy

Head Usher - James Baskin
Asst. - Jack Holland

Association Executive Committee - Frank Lipetri

Church Host - Michelle Hartley

Pianist - 
Organist - Dwayne Short

Senior Adult Director - Eleanor Dowdy

Deacon Chairman - Gerry Short
Vice Chairman -
 

Deacons

Gerry Short grew up at Powell's Chapel Baptist Church.  He became a deacon in 2000.  He is employed at Bridgestone.  He and his wife Patty and their son Trenton reside in Smyrna. They have two sons who are married: Josh (Jamie) and Tyler (Shelby). They also have two granddaughters.  Anyone wishing to contact Gerry may do so at

Mike Hartley has served as a deacon of our church for several years. He and his wife, Michelle have been members for many years and both are very active in our church. Mike works as a sales rep and Michelle is employed by Samaritan's Purse. They have three children, Allen Michael, Amber and Andrew. They also have 3 grandsons, Landon, Aiden and Barrett. You may contact Mike at 615-663-2139.  
 
Jack Holland began serving as a deacon of our church in November of this year. Jack and his wife, Jeri have been members of our church for 4 years. Jeri serves as our Children's Minister and both are very active in serving the children of our church. Jack and Jeri have two daughters: Megan (Alex) Batey and Leah (BJ) Richards. They have three grandsons: Jackson, Briar and Wyatt. You may contact Jack at 615-349-5662.
 
Jonathan Little also began serving as a deacon in November of this year. Jonathan and his wife, Lauren have been members of our church for several years. Jonathan is a manager with Ascend Credit Union and enjoys golfing. Lauren is employed by the Rutherford County Board of Education as a Guidance Counselor. They have two daughters: Krista and Hannah. You may contact Jonathan at 931-581-1967.