TVC Staff

Our staff is here to serve, and they can be reached via email simply by clicking on a name in the list below. Before reaching out, though, be sure to check out the resources already available on this website. From the FAQ page (Frequently Asked Questions) to our What We Believe page, plenty of great information is just a few clicks away.



Jim Thomas
Sr. Pastor/Co-Founder

Kim Thomas

Chris Parker
Sr. Director of Operations & Administration


Tommy Bailey
Director of Worship

Jamie Kearney
Director of Children’s Ministry

Ryan Motta
Director of Youth Ministry

Matt Pierson
East Nashville Campus Host, Director of Men’s Ministry & Home Groups

Kevin Tucker
Director of Communications

Bubba Smith
Director of Audio/Video

Matt Klinedinst
Director of Facilities

Emily Bailey
Director of Welcome & Connection

Lauren Summerford
Project Manager

Norma Hale
Mercy & Hospitality Coordinator

Mary Bess Smith
Office Manager/Children’s Ministry Admin Manager

Cora Cluver
Missions Coordinator & Pastoral Assistant

Molly Jones
Women’s Ministry Coordinator