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  • Phone: (423) 629-1200
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  • Meeting Address: 1212 South Seminole Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37412

 

 Service Times

  • Sunday 10 am
  • 1st Tuesday of every month 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday Prayer 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday Teaching 6:30 pm

Our team

Leadership Team

Nathan & Emily Garmany

Lead Pastors

Nathan & Emily began their work at Freedom Church in November 2009 as Associate and Worship Pastors. They then became the Lead Pastors in January 2014. Both Nathan & Emily have been in full time ministry for 18 years. They have four children--Elijah, Samuel, Malachi, and Hannah.

They have a passion to see people walk in freedom and strive to equip believers to live victoriously. They long to see the Kingdom of Heaven released on Earth!

Nathan loves to read the Bible or a good book, have a FRESH cup of coffee, play a round of golf, watch a movie, enjoy an amazing meal with family, or laughing with friends.

Emily loves to be with her family, going shopping (buying shoes), decorating and planning fun events. Her favorite foods are Italian and Asian cuisine, and she enjoys a good run or exercising. One of her favorite things to be involved in is a good worship service.

 

Michael & Becky Dubose

Associate Pastors, College & Career Directors

Michael and Becky grew up in Cleveland, TN and first moved to Chattanooga after they were married. After Michael’s graduation from physical therapy school, they moved to Winchester, TN. They lived in Winchester for six years. During that time, they were members of and served at Hope Assembly of God. They made the decision to move back to the area to be closer to family. Michael and Becky are blessed with three boys, Parker who is five years old and Colton and Aiden who are three.

Michael works as a Physical Therapist for Stellar Rehabilitation Services. He enjoys outdoor activities, music, and Alabama Football. Becky teaches seventh grade reading and language arts at Ooltewah Middle School in Ooltewah, TN. During her free time, she loves crafting, cooking and reading.

College & Career info 

Adam & Kara Berryhill

Student Pastors

Adam was born and raised in a small town called Fayetteville, Tennessee. His wife, Kara, grew up in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. They met while attending Lee University on a blind date. It was love at first sight, and they were married two years later. Kara received a Bachelor of Science in elementary and middle grades education from Lee University, and she is currently a kindergarten teacher at CSLA in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Adam received a Bachelor of Science degree in youth ministry from Lee University.

Adam and Kara’s passion is to bring students to a knowledge and understanding of the love that God has for them. They want to help students find God’s plan for their lives. They aspire to foster a safe/family type of environment for students to seek after God with all of their hearts.

Adam enjoys reading the Bible, playing sports, working out, watching basketball and football (especially Alabama football, ROLL TIDE), watching movies or a good TV show, and hanging out with friends.

Kara enjoys shopping, cooking, going to the movies, watching Alabama football, and spending time with family.

Greg & Deanna Jones

Junior High Student Pastors

Greg and DeAnna met and got married in Anchorage, Alaska, where Greg was stationed in the Air Force and DeAnna was born and raised. They were stationed at a number of places before Greg retired in 2005.

They moved to Fort Oglethorpe, GA shortly after retirement to be closer to Chattanooga where Greg was raised. They began working with the kids ministry at their church in 2008. In 2011, they made a huge move back to Anchorage, Alaska to be the Children's pastors at the church where they met.

In 2015, they moved back to Chattanooga and Greg has worked for Hamilton County since then. They have 4 kids. Abigail, Dawson, Hannah, and Levi.
DeAnna enjoys homeschooling their 4 kids and is part of the leadership in a local homeschool co-op. She also enjoys reading and baking. Greg enjoys mountain biking and doing projects around their home and property.

Greg and Deanna currently serve as our Junior High Pastors here at Freedom Church.

Student Ministry 

 

 

Miranda Kibby

Children's Pastor

After graduating high school, Miranda interned for 3 years with Master's Commission at Capital Christian Center in Sacramento, CA.  In 2007, she moved to Mobile, AL where she soon joined the pastoral staff of City Church of Mobile as Children's Pastor and Nursery Director. In that time, she also completed a B.A. in Biblical Studies and is currently in graduate school pursuing a master's degree in Christian Leadership and Education.  

Having been raised in a Christian home, and sitting under the influence of wonderful children and youth pastors, Miranda understands that children are the future of the church. It is important to teach children how to follow God's heart and find His will for their lives. 

She is a coffee enthusiast and loves to read and go on road trips!

Children's Department 

 

Paul Bembry

Worship Community Pastor and Pastoral Assistant

In sixth grade, Paul felt a call to ministry. Having been raised in church, he had a passion for worship and began developing his skills accordingly. Paul graduated high school in 2014. That Fall, he left home to attend Lighthouse Christian College, where he studied and interned under worship pastor, Jerry Shaffer. Upon completing his track at Lighthouse, Paul relocated to Freedom Church in Chattanooga where he began an internship which further trained him in worship, administration, and youth ministry. In 2016, he was hired as the administrative assistant for the church office. In the Summer of 2017, he was promoted to Worship Community Pastor, where he successfully organizes and oversees 4 full worship teams.

Paul is fulfilling the call of God that he felt at a young age. He understands the importance of worship and leading people into the presence of God, both in a corporate setting, and in their personal lives.

In his free time, Paul enjoys hanging out with friends and watching college football (Go Vols!).

 

Jonathan & Jessica Lickliter

Outreach Directors

Jessica Lickliter and her husband Jonathan are beyond blessed with 5 beautiful children. Jessica serves as our Outreach Director and Jonathan Serves as one of our worship leaders at Freedom Church.

In 2015 she started a homeless ministry here in Chattanooga called Souls Food. What an awesome experience this has been for her and her family!

She soon became more involved in mission trips with Freedom Church and soon after became the Outreach Director for home and community outreaches. She loves Jesus and she’s thankful for the opportunity to serve this city and the church to go out and be the hands and feet of Jesus. We are the church... let's take it beyond the building! Bringing hope, love, and meeting the needs of our community is the heart of Jesus and our heart here at Freedom Church Chattanooga! Join us!

Derek & Sarah Eledge 

Connect Group Directors

Derek and Sarah have a heart for ministry and seeing people reach their full potential in Christ. They realize how important it is to have healthy relationships within the church. They have held many different positions within churches from Worship Pastor at Bradford Sanctuary of Praise in Pinson, AL, Youth and Worship Pastor at Calvary Assembly of God (now Freedom Church), Youth and Children's Pastor at Northside Assembly of God in Jackson, TN, Lead a connect group at Rockbridge in Ringgold, GA, and now Connect Group Directors at Freedom Church. 

Derek and Sarah met at Camp Jackson, formerly Camp Ambassador, in the 6th grade. They kept in touch through the years writing letters, and always made it a point to go to the same week of camp. They were in the TN State Youth Choir with the Assemblies of God and traveled and sang together. They started dating long distance before attending Lee University together. Derek graduated with a bachelors of arts in Communications and Sarah graduated with a bachelors of science in Accounting. Derek is currently the Media Director at Teen Challenge of the Mid South Adult Center, Sarah is currently a Senior Accountant at Kenco. They have 3 beautiful children Abby (9), Elijah (7), and Bethany (2). 

Norman & Karen Myers

Freedom Life Directors

Norman And Karen moved to Chattanooga in 1978 and have been active in the same church, now called Freedom Church, since that time.

They have been married for 45 years, have 5 children and 14 grandchildren who all live in the area.

Karen has been a stay at home mom and Norman has always been self-employed, currently as a gunsmith.

Their ministry focus is supporting Freedom Church, especially the Pastors in prayer.They want to see people healed inside and out, walk in freedom and have a vibrant relationship with God. They have a desire to experience an outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Freedom Church that will impact Chattanooga and the region.

In their free time, they enjoy boating and swimming. Karen enjoys nature and the outdoors. Normans hobbies include fishing and deer hunting.

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Rick and Dee Dee Saint

Transformation Project Site Leaders

Rick grew up in East Ridge, TN and Dee Dee grew up in Soddy Daisy, TN.  Rick walked away from home at the age of 16.  Headed down a road of addiction, he was in prison by the age of 18. He spent the majority of his life in and out of jail.  Dee Dee grew up in a Christian home. However, later in her life, she became an alcoholic. She battled with depression, insecurity and even suicide.

In November of 2009, Rick and Dee Dee met in a bar.  She has always said that God let them meet in a bar to get them both out of the bar.  In 2010, they turned their life around and started their new walk with God, together. Rick had previously graduated from the Transformation Project and they felt that God was leading them in that direction. They got involved as volunteers and now they are leaders of the Transformation Project at the Freedom Church campus.

Transformation Project helps people overcome life-controlling issues and addictions.  It is their desire to help those struggle with these addictions, and show them that God is the true answer.  Their passion is that everyone will discover God’s love and completely restore the life they were meant to live.

 

 

David & Ali Delcamp

Missions and Hospitality Directors

David and Ali have a heart for missions and love seeing the impact that missions can make in people's lives! Collectively they have served on 10 mission trips on three continents in seven countries.

David grew up in Pennsylvania and is a church architect at Rardin & Carroll Architects in Chattanooga where he enjoys literally "building the kingdom". Ali grew up in New Jersey and is a teacher. She is currently homeschooling their two daughters, Addilyn and Elizabeth. In their spare time David and Ali enjoy spending quality time with their girls, extended family, and friends.

David and Ali relocated to Chattanooga in June 2014 after living in Florida for 13 years. There they served as volunteer staff at their local churches in both Davenport and Vero Beach. They are excited to be involved in ministry at Freedom Church and look forward to what God has in store!

 Missions

 

Martha Neff

Business Administrator

Martha is a native Chattanoogan who came to Freedom Church in 2010. She has been in ministry as a church treasurer and an elder. She is currently the Business Administrator of Freedom Church.

She retired from TVA as an accounting officer and has a Master’s of Theology degree. She also is a Licensed Temperament Counselor.

Martha’s hobbies include reading and puzzles of all kinds. She hopes to visit Alaska one day and loves to travel.