Seth joined Christ Covenant in 2013 and began serving as Assistant Pastor. In May 2017, he became the Lead Pastor. Seth is married to Stephanie, and they have four children.
Hobbies: spending time with family, Tennessee football, exercising, reading and country music.
Favorite Bible Passage: “Greater love has no one than this that he lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13
Associate Pastor, Full time with Equipping Leaders International
Joel pastored three churches prior to coming to Christ Covenant in 2012. He is married to Sarah, and they have three children who are grown and five grandchildren.
Hobbies: camping with family, playing guitar, riding motorcycles, catching reptiles, finding wild animals in Africa.
Favorite Bible Passage: "You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, He may give it to you." John 15:16 (ESV)
Paul (Andy) Halbert
Business Administrator and Missions Director
Andy accepted his current position with Christ Covenant in November of 1995. He is married to Renee, and they have three married sons and nine grandchildren.
Hobbies: gardening/yard work, cooking, and road bicycling.
Favorite Bible Passage: "'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'" Jeremiah 29:11
Student, Young Adult, and Community Ministry Director
Andy came to Christ Covenant in 2003. He is married to Hannah, and they have three sons.
Hobbies: hunting, fishing, mountain climbing, traveling, football, and soccer.
Favorite Bible Passage: "Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:8-9
Minister of Music and Worship
Gabe came to Christ Covenant in February 2003. He is married to Robin, and they have two teenaged sons.
Hobbies: spending time with his family, hiking, canoeing, and napping in his hammock.
Favorite Bible Passage: “Therefore, I urge you, in view of God’s mercy to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God. This is your spiritual act of worship.” Romans 12:1
Media Coordinator and Music Ministry Assistant
Teresa volunteered at Christ Covenent in 2003 before coming on staff in 2010. She is married to Doc, and they have two daughters.
Hobbies: gardening and spending time with family.
Favorite Bible Passage: "And I will betroth you to Me forever. I will betroth you in righteousness and justice, in steadfast love and in mercy. I will betroth you to Me in faithfulness. And you shall know the Lord." Hosea 2:19-20
Ryan began attending Christ Covenant in 2013. He is married to Cheri, and they have five children.
Favorite Bible Passage: "One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek Him in His temple." Psalm 27:4
Chris has been attending Christ Covenant since 1999 and came on staff part time in May 2017.
Hobbies: writing and playing music, drawing, listening to history podcasts, and attending aviation related events.
Favorite Bible Verse: "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me." Revelation 3:20
Women's Ministry Director
Susan came to Christ Covenant in 2003. She is married to Brad, and they have two daughters.
Hobbies: reading, exercising, watching her children play volleyball, and spending time with family on the water.
Favorite Bible Passage: "Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10
Women's Ministry Coordinator
Carrie joined Christ Covenant in 2000 and came on board with Women’s Ministry in 2012. She is married to Mark, and they have two sons.
Hobbies: spending time with her family, spending time with women, helping others, reading nonfiction, watching documentaries, concerts, plays and traveling.
Favorite Bible Passage: “Rejoice always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.
Girls' Youth Director
Erin joined Christ Covenant in 2016 and began serving as the Girl’s Youth Director. She is married to Chris who serves as the Boy’s Youth Director at Christ Covenant.
Hobbies: spending time with family, traveling with Chris, hiking, biking, gardening, and cooking.
Favorite Bible Passage: “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” -Romans 8:28
Boys' Youth Director
Chris accepted a position at Christ Covenant in 2016. He is married to Erin who is the Girl's Youth Director.
Hobbies: soccer, traveling, and anything outdoors...especially fly fishing, backpacking, mountain biking, and hiking.
Favorite Bible Passage: "For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain." Philippians 1:21
Joshua began in Student Ministries at Christ Covenant in 2016. He is married to Alexis, and they have three children.
Hobbies: fly fishing, hunting, pottery and painting with his kids.
Favorite Bible Passage for ministry: "Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox." Proverbs 14:4
Interim Director of Children's Ministry
and Preschool Education Coordinator
Jan started attending Christ Covenant in 2006 and became the Preschool Education Coordinator in 2012. She is married to her high school sweetheart Ken and they have two daughters.
Hobbies: spending time with family, attending Bible Study Fellowship, gluten free cooking, singing and listening to music, and trying Pinterest crafts.
Favorite Bible Passage: "But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect." 1 Peter 3:15
Elementary Education Coordinator
Carol began attending Christ Covenant in 2007. She is married to Todd, and they have three children and seven grandchildren.
Hobbies: Enjoys being a grandmother, spending time with her family, being with friends, and reading.
Favorite Bible Passage: "For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end." Psalm 48:14
Amy joined Christ Covenant in 2010 and became part of the staff in 2014. She is married to Jeff, and they have two sons.
Hobbies: spending time with family, enjoying time with here girlfriends, summers in Maine, working puzzles and listening to music.
Favorite Bible Passage: "'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.'" Jeremiah 29:11
Sherri joined the staff at Christ Covenant in 2006 beginning as the Nursery Support Coordinator part time and then full time as an Administrative Assistant. She is married to French, and they have three adult children and one grandchild.
Hobbies: spending time with family, gardening, crafting/sewing.
Favorite Bible Passage: “He says, 'Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.'” Psalm 46:10
Julie joined the staff of Christ Covenant in 2017. She is married to Will.
Hobbies: spending time with family, photography, bike riding, hiking, Tennessee football, and going to the beach.
Favorite Bible Passage: "Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:6-7
Director of Assimilation
Mitchell joined Christ Covenant in 1999. He is married to Susan, and they have two children and three grandchildren.
Hobbies: fishing, hunting, and sports spectating.
Favorite Bible Passage: "Those who love Thy law have great peace, and nothing causes them to stumble." Psalm 119:165