STAFF & LEADERSHIP
"Sharing God's Deep Gladness in Renewing All Things."
INTERIM DIRECTOR OF STUDENTS
Kerry Beth Carico
Bio on Kerry Beth coming soon!
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."
Meet The Team
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.
DIRECTOR OF CELEBRATION & CONNECTION
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.
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRY &
Stacy hails from the Mid-Atlantic region of the country, spending much of her formative years in the state of Maryland. She accepted Christ as her personal savior at the age of 15 at a summer missions conference in western Pennsylvania. Stacy attended Furman University and graduated with a degree in music. Over the years she has worked as a counselor for the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts, and a music educator for Baltimore County Public Schools. She has been a stay-at-home mom, a homeschool teacher, a licensed massage therapist and an administrative assistant in a corporate health care setting. Stacy currently oversees Mountain Fellowship's Children's Ministry and also assists our leadership with general administrative duties. Stacy is married to David, her beloved "word nerd" and they have two daughters, Lily and Annie.
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DIRECTOR OF FEMALE STUDENT DISCIPLESHIP
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.