Chris Bryant

Chris is originally from southwest Ohio. As a young man he worked many years at Wesler’s Orchard in his hometown of New Paris. He played baseball, basketball, football, and ran track in his teen years. After graduating High School, he attended Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, Kentucky where he played football for the Panthers and…

Britta Alton

With a heart for the spiritual formation of children, Britta takes great joy in finding ways to point children and families toward a loving God. Having spent most of her life working with families and children through vocation and volunteering, she loves finding new and creative ways to encourage kids and strengthen families. Even with…

Heather Burroughs

Heather is the Preschool Ministries Director, which mean she manages the Ringgold United Methodist Church Preschool and the preschool ministries for the church. She has worked with the preschool since August 2013. Heather has lived in Ringgold her whole life, and she is a graduate of Ringgold High. She has worked in early childhood education for 14 years.…

Bobby Fleck

Bobby loves working with and ministering to teenagers and their families! Helping students discover their God-given callings and then taking steps to respond to God faithfully are great passions of his ministry. Bobby holds a Master of Divinity degree at Candler School of Theology in Formation and Witness, and Bobby attended Mercer University where he…

Taylor Lankford

Taylor is a Senior at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, majoring in Vocal Music Education.  He holds a K-12 Teacher Certification in Choral/General Music Education.  Taylor has served as the President of the UTC Chamber Singers and has sung in many choral ensembles. Taylor is single but dating.  He is a huge Denver Broncos fan…

Jonathan Walker

Born and raised in Illinois by two parents who were also worship leaders, Jonathan Walker grew up surrounded by music. His love of music led Jonathan to study music at Tennessee Temple University where he graduated with a Bachelors of Music with a concentration in Voice in December of 2009. He lives in Chattanooga with…

Karen Riegelman

Karen Riegelman is the Office Administrator at the church. She was born in Fort Knox, KY so technically she is a southerner, but her tendencies to watch hockey games and drink un-sweet tea give hints to her “Yankee” upbringing. Being the daughter of a military man (aka an Army Brat), Karen has lived many places, including Germany for…