New Additions

Dear Church Family,

This past Sunday, we introduce our Interim, Pastor & Worship Leader. Below are a few details on these inviduals. Please be sure to greet them and give them a warm welcome to the leadership team! 

Welcoming our Interim Pastor |   Dr. Ken Herring 

Ken Herring is a native of Gadsden, Alabama, and was reared in Orlando, Florida.  A graduate of Tennessee Temple university in Chattanooga, Tennessee, he has served churches in Alabama, Indiana, Tennessee, and Florida.

His love for missions has enabled him to be used of the Lord to speak in conferences and churches in Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Mexico.

Ken retired from pastoral. Ministry in February of 2013 after 13 years as the Senior Pastor of Freedom Baptist Church in Keystone Heights, Florida.  He has since enjoyed providing pulpit supply as the Lord provides opportunity.

In September he and his wife, Helen, celebrated 51 years of marriage.  They now reside in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where they enjoy their three children and nine grandchildren.


Interim Worship Leader | Matt Edwards

Matt , served as a volunteered in the  COH Band, for the last 5 years. Matt, grew up singing in church for most of his young life, then taught himself to play guitar when he was 16. Music has been a huge passion and calling for him ever since. Matt, grew up and lived in Chattanooga his entire life. 


Urgent Message:

By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." - John 13:35

While having a conversation with a beloved brother in Christ, the need for a good first impression came up. Church family, how many of you chose to attend this congregation due to the warm greetings you received? Through many testimonies, I have heard that the love shown to our guests is what makes the return. Numbers aren't our motivation, please don't read into this wrongly. 

Loving people is our motivation! Please join us in greeting guests that attend our church. Connecting with them should be our top priority. We can all share the love of Christ, if we serve one another in the way. Don't leave it up to someone else. Otherwise, people may fall through the cracks. Take the initiative to love on one another and our guests every chance you get! This is what sets us apart! 


By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." - John 13:35


Your brother in Christ, 

Pastor Ace

Posted by Ace Stafford at 6:00 AM
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