Elise Miller – Worship & Creative Arts Pastor

As a Catholic born, AG raised Worship Arts graduate from Trevecca Nazarene University, Elise has fresh perspective on cross-denominational and multi-generational worship. She has led and served in various contexts and strives to create a culture of worship where people can encounter God, experience His presence, and hear His voice.

Elise is the author and creator of “Not Just A Song Leader,” a worship and leadership blog. She and her husband Caleb strive to train and develop worshipers as they model what it means to live a “lifestyle of worship.”

Ron Webb – Pastoral Care & 50+ Pastor

After serving in full-time ministry for decades in Ohio, Florida, and Tennessee, Pastor Ron offers a wealth of pastoral experience in leadership development, connect groups, family life ministry, and senior ministry. He is known for his candid ability to share Biblical truth in a practical way, whether relating to young families or senior adults. He is passionate to see people of all ages living their best life! Pastor Ron and his wife, Drema, have been married for over forty years, and they reside in Mt. Juliet. They have three children (including Pastor Devin, our Lead Pastor here at Connect Church) and eleven grandchildren. Pastor Ron’s favorite pastimes include spending time with his family and watching his beloved Ohio State Buckeyes!

Corey Shadd – Children’s Pastor

Corey has worked in ministry over 10 years with children, youth and worship. These experiences have given him a passion for creating and nurturing an environment for children in the church. It is vital for parents to know their children are safe, learning Biblical principles that shape their lives, and having a lot of fun while doing it. He desires for each child who walks through Connect’s doors to feel like they matter and are loved!

Corey is married to Misty, who assists with Kid’s Ministry, and is a Health Coach with ShareCare in Franklin, TN. Corey also works full-time for United Healthcare as an Operations Manager. Corey and Misty have a beautiful daughter, Hazen.

Trey Reynolds – Students Pastor

Trey has been a leader in the youth and campus ministry world for the past 18 years with extensive experience establishing and developing thriving student ministries. His heartbeat is to see young people come into the full measure of what God has called them to be. He does this by emphasizing a personal relationship with Jesus and focusing on living a Spirit led life for the glory of God.

Trey is the Wilson County Director for First Priority, a non-profit campus ministry that brings the hope of Christ to every student by uniting the local Church around area schools. He has been married to his best friend, Bree, for 16 years. Together, they have three fantastic children- Trinity, Zion, and Winston.

Marc Nutton – Connect Groups Coordinator

Marc has an incredible testimony from atheist to believer. Most of his adult life he actively looked for reasons not to believe; reading several books designed to convince Christians God does not exist. In his early thirties, he came to faith in Christ. He is nonconforming, a thinker, and a seeker of truth. Marc loves Christian apologetics, and is a huge proponent of small groups. Leading the Connect Groups ministry has been a part of his transformational journey. He works alongside an amazing Connect Groups ministry team, investing in leaders and coaches, to help others grow in connectedness and faith. Marc is married to Amber and they have four amazing, Christ-loving children.

Amber Nutton – Outreach Coordinator

Amber has a passion for meeting the needs of our community while expressing God’s love in ways that build relationship and provide opportunities to share God’s plan of salvation. She is honored to establish partnerships with schools and organizations around the Wilson County and Greater Nashville Area; working hand-in-hand to practically and tangibly meet needs. Amber finds no greater joy than being the hands and feet of Christ – living with a true heart of servant-leadership.

Amber is an analyst and program manager for Nissan North America in Franklin, TN. She and her husband, Marc, have four children; Logan, Ethan, Haylee and Emlee, and reside in Lebanon, TN.