Ministerial Staff

Dr. Clay Stauffer


Named one of Nashville's ``Top Forty Under 40,`` Clay has been Woodmont's senior minister since 2007.

Farrell Mason

Minister of Pastoral Care

Farrell is the author of ``Alma Gloria,`` ``The Olive Tree,`` ``The Angel and the Raven,`` and ``Pocket Cathedral.``

Rev. Justin Gung

Minister of Children & Congregational Care

Justin loves to study Scripture, pray, and help others experience the love of God.

Dr. Donovan McAbee

Minister of Young Professionals & Couples

Donovan is a professor at Belmont and was recently a visiting scholar at the University of St Andrews.

Rev. Chris Cox

Minister to Youth and Their Families

Chris’ main hope is to create an atmosphere of honesty where everyone can be real with who they are.

Dr. Roy Stauffer

Executive Minister of Church Life

Roy spent 35 years as senior minister at Lindenwood Christian Church in Memphis, TN, before coming to Woodmont in 2008.

Program Staff

Michael Graham


Michael has taught at Trevecca and Fisk Universities and recently retired as Choral Director at Nashville School of the Arts.

Abby McLean

Children's Ministry Director

Abby is a Nashville native who grew up at Woodmont and is a third-generation member.

Jenny Simmons

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Jenny is a Texas transplant who has been living in Nashville for almost eight years and is presently pursuing her Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Seminary.

Andra Moran

Creative Director, The Bridge

Andra actively works as a singer, songwriter and freelance musician in the Nashville community.

Martha Brothers Duff

Director, Woodmont Christian Preschool

Martha returned to her hometown of Nashville from Noroton Presbyterian Nursery School in Darien, CT where she was the Director of the Nursery School for four years, and prior to that, Assistant Director for five years.

Anne Marie Farmer

Small Groups & Connections Director

Anne Marie teaches clinical education at Vanderbilt Law School and has been at Woodmont since 2001.

Steve LaForge

Missions Field Coordinator

Steve and his wife Deb are actively involved with Room In The Inn, Habitat for Humanity, The Salvation Army, Hope Force International, and dozens of other outreach organizations.

Dr. Ben Curtis

Spiritual Director In Residence

After four decades as a professor of religion, pastoral care, and spiritual formation at Belmont University, Ben is available for individual spiritual direction and leads classes and retreats on spiritual formation.

Anne Mitchell

Parish Visitor

As we continue to grow, so do our pastoral care needs. Anne assists with visitation, communication, and serves as a liaison to the elders.

Administrative Staff

Chris Beck

Business Administrator

Chris was Woodmont's part-time Financial Manager since the spring of 2007 and expanded her role to full-time Business Administrator in 2016

Amber Moss

Executive Assistant to the Senior Minister

After 10 years as Client Relations Coordinator for Aegis Sciences Corporation, Amber Moss is the latest addition to Woodmont’s support staff!

Matt Diffenderfer

Communications Director

With a diverse background in a variety of media, Matt works to maintain and grow Woodmont’s communications reach across all platforms.

Alissa Lindemann

A/V Engineer

Alissa is the point person for all things audio & visual at Woodmont.

Jan Anderson

Administrative Assistant

Jan has worked in fundraising for the American Cancer Society and administration for Bellevue Presbyterian.

Sam Marsh

Facilities and Property Manager

Sam began as Property and Facilities Manager at Woodmont in 2011 and is Woodmont’s ``go–to`` person for everything related to our building and campus.

Cliff Browning

Facility and Property Maintenance