"Sharing God's Deep Gladness in Renewing All Things."

Kerry Beth Carico

Bio on Kerry Beth coming soon!

Lucas Nelson

Bio on Lucas Nelson coming soon!

"Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord
rather than for people. Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ."
Colossians 3:23-24

Meet The Team

Jimmy Davis


Jimmy grew up in Charlotte, NC, where at age 10 he first understood that he was a sinner and gladly received Jesus as his Savior and Lord. After graduating from Charlotte Christian School, Jimmy went to Bryan College and Dallas Theological Seminary to prepare for pastoral ministry. Jimmy was ordained as a Teaching Elder in the PCA in 1998 and has since served in Florida, Tennessee, and Texas as a pastor to youth and college students, a church planter, a pastor of discipleship, as well as a high school and college Bible teacher. Jimmy has enjoyed serving as Pastor of Mountain Fellowship since February of 2018. His closest friend, partner in ministry, and favorite person in the world is Christine, with whom he shares the adventure of raising three great kids, Abi, Micah, and Anna, and their cool canines, Charlie and Chloe.

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Nathan Carico


Nathan grew up on Signal Mountain, went to the Baylor School and became a follower of Jesus while attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He lived in Chattanooga for 25 years until he moved to St. Louis to attend Covenant Theological Seminary. After seminary, he received a call as the associate pastor of Cornerstone EPC in Katy, TX and served there for six years before taking the role of Vice President of Students at Visible Music College in Memphis. Nathan oversees all celebration activities (including worship) and coordinating ministry teams to connect visitors and members to the life and mission of Mountain Fellowship. Nathan is married to his best friend and the love of his life, Kerry Beth, and he has four children: Tristan, Ravyn, Tennyson, and Autumn.

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Heather Hensley



Heather grew up in the Piney Woods of East Texas where she remembers first meeting Jesus at her church as a young girl.  She attended grade school there in East Texas and after high school she attended East Texas Baptist University & The University of Texas at Austin where she majored in Accounting.  She and Aaron were married their last semester of college and began their careers in a small town southeast of Houston called Bay City.  Heather's role transitioned to home management after Austin & Hannah were born. In 2014, Aaron, Heather and the kids relocated to Signal Mountain and still reside here today. She attends Calvary Chapel Chattanooga with her family. Heather enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching sports with her boys, reading, shopping with Hannah, traveling and being outdoors when time allows. 


Will Dyer

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David Schmidt

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Andrew Akridge

Church Elders

David Kesler

David Payne

David Vernetti


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Lane Ford

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Jeff Morton


David Payne

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Andrew Akridge

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Joe Smith

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David Schmidt

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Jennifer Ford


Jennifer grew up in Chattanooga, TN where she remembers first meeting Jesus at a neighbor’s VBS meeting.  She attended Girls’ Preparatory School and Vanderbilt University where she majored in English and Psychology. After college she worked as an Outdoor Educator and a Church Youth Director and later returned to Vanderbilt to earn a master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She worked as an FNP in St. Louis and then back in Chattanooga at the Memorial Westside Health Clinic over a period of 15 years during which time she completed eight seminary courses and led Bible Studies. Jennifer enjoys being married to Lane “Big Jake” Ford and raising their three daughters, Gracen, Hannah, and Maryl.  She loves to laugh, run, be outside, travel, read good books and write. 

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Eric Parker


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Sarah Parker




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