Who We Are
GW and his wife, Brenda, have served Powell Church for nineteen years. They have two grown children and four grandchildren. GW is an avid golfer and enjoys fishing.
Jimmy is originally from Knoxville and comes to Powell after serving for five years as an associate pastor in Washington, D.C. He is passionate about sharing God's love through worship and preaching. He is married to Lesli, who is a journalist, and they have one son named Henry.
Judy and her husband, Pete, have four grown children and nine grandchildren. They enjoy spending time at the lake. Judy has been our Church Administrator for ten years.
Byron and his wife, Amy, have two young boys that keep them busy. In addition to leading our choir for four years, Byron is also the Chorus Teacher at West High School.
Child Care Director
Georgia and Tom have two grown children and one grandchild. Georgia has served as the Child Care Director for thirty years. Besides taking care of our children, Georgia enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends.
Lori and Gerald have three children and two grandchildren. Lori loves spending time with her grandkids and spoiling them rotten. Lori has been our Church Secretary for eight years.
Ben has one older brother, his family has been a member at Powell for many years. While Ben enjoys serving at Powell more than anything, he also enjoys being outside and baking yummy desserts in his spare time. Ben has recently become our Technical Director.
Doug and his wife, Sherri, have three children. Doug has served as Powell Church's Student Pastor for thirteen years. He enjoys a good movie, and although not very good, he enjoys beating his friends at golf.
Kristie and her husband, Scott, have three children. Besides ministering to our children, Kristie enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.
Native to Chattanooga, Martha has been a Knoxville resident for 15 years. She comes to Powell from Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church and she is passionate about connecting others with Christ through discipleship and preaching. She is married to Stan and together they have three children; Jordan, Amanda and Danny.
Lucille and Ken will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in June. They have two grown children and three grandchildren. Lucille has served Powell Church as a Lay Pastor for nine years, and her favorite thing to do is to sing, especially songs expressing her faith.