Pastoral Team & Support Staff

Brien & Shannon Sturgill

Senior Pastors



Mike & Teresa Waters

Children's Pastors


Pastor Mike is a Marine Corp veteran, gifted communicator and has a passion for children and families to learn of Jesus.


He is a multi-talented illusionist, puppetteer, singer, but his favorite roles are husband, father, grandfather and friend.


Justin & Tori Wright

Youth Pastor

Justin is passionate about youth ministry. He and his wife, Tori,

have two children, Ezra and Jackson.. 

They lead "The Avenue" Student Ministries.



Mark McClanahan

Worship Pastor 

Pastor Mark has a great passion and annointing for Worship. He is gifted in piano, guitar, and many other areas including Choir Directing. His desire is to lead us into God's presence each week and is a great asset to our team.

Ruben & Nora Barboza

Hispanic Pastors


As Senior Pastors of El Faro, our Spanish ministry, the Barbozas lead a great congregation in word, worship and works.  They are both credentialed ministers, dynamic in preaching, teaching and leading in worship. 

They have 2 children.

Suzanne Sullivan

Administrative Assistant


Suzanne serves as secretary and possesses a skill set that makes her a vital part of the ministry team. Organization and administration are some of her strongest skills, as well as working with others.


Contact Us

Sixth Avenue Church of God

700 N A Street

Lenoir City, TN 37771


Phone: 865.986.6000


Or use our contact form.

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Service Times



 Sunday School Classes                  10 am


 Morning Worship               
11 am     


MPACTKIDZ Worship                       11 am


 Nursery/Toddler Nurser    

 10 am & 11 am


 First Sunday of the Month

 Evening Worship

  6 pm




  Adult Class -Sanctuary                     7pm


 Contemporary Adult Class               7pm

          Gym 207                 


     AVENUE Youth Group

      Doors Open                                    6 pm

      Worship/Church                              7 pm


 MPACTKidz (ages 4-12)                     6 pm

  Family Life Center/Gym Time

  Worship                                               7 pm



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