Revitalization & Planting Go Hand-in-Hand

Revitalization & Planting Go Hand-in-Hand

When the Tennessee Valley Presbytery began developing our current church planting strategy, we also took time to assess the need for church revitalization. Largely guided by Andy Aikens, pastor of First Presbyterian of Crossville, we developed a philosophy of and plan...
A Physical Home for Woodlands Gathering

A Physical Home for Woodlands Gathering

We are excited to announce that Woodlands Gathering closed on a new worship space in October 2021. (If you’re unfamiliar with Woodlands, these stories explain their unique mission and testimonies from the plant.) With their own building, Woodlands can now meet on...
Reaching Athens, TN and Rural Appalachia

Reaching Athens, TN and Rural Appalachia

We are extremely pleased to introduce Curt Stapleton and Corey Pelton. Both pastors are raising funds and preparing to head to the field in January 2022. Curt is planting a church in Athens, TN, while Corey will be seeding church plants in southern Appalachia. Praise...
A Year in Review

A Year in Review

The Lord has been incredibly faithful to our church plants this year. As we’ve stepped out in faith, seeking to follow His will, He has led each pastor, elder, and core group and provided for our church plants in countless ways. To all of you who have followed along...