Pastor John WhiteGreetings in the name of Jesus Christ!

I came to serve this church as pastor in January of 2003, and in my time here, I've seen this church involved in many exciting and inspiring events and activities. We have been, and continue to be, leaders in the Jackson community in areas of service and witness, but perhaps most gratifying to me has been to see the spiritual growth of our members and visitors alike.  That is, in my opinion, what church should be about ... enabling the members and visitors to grow in Jesus Christ, and share our experience of Christ through service to others. In John 15, Jesus talks about the necessity of our relationship with Jesus Christ when he says:

"I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing." (John 15:5)

My prayer is that we can continue to develop new and exciting ways to enable our members, visitors, and community to grow personally and corporately in their relationship with Jesus Christ. I hope you'll come and join us as we worship, learn about, and celebrate the presence of Jesus Christ in this welcoming community of faith.

No matter your age or circumstances in life, we have a place for you here in our church family.  The doors of our church and the doors of our hearts are open to you.

If you would like to find out more about our church and our opportunities for service, witness, education and worship please contact me at the Church office at 731-422-1591 or You may also contact our Director of Congregational Life, Ceil Cowles, by calling the Church office or We would be glad to answer any questions you have!

At times during the year, the Church staff offers an “Inquirer’s Class” designed to introduce visitors to our programs, ministry and theology. Please let us know if you would be interested.

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