Ministerial Staff

Dr. Clay Stauffer


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

Rev. 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. Jay Hutchens

Executive Minister of Small Groups & Discipleship

Jay's focus is on innovation and taking our small group and discipleship ministries to the next level.

Dr. Roy Stauffer

Minister to Older Adults

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

Rev. Justin Gung

Minister of Pastoral Counseling

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

Program Staff

Michael Graham


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

Moriah Domby Pirtle

Director of Young Adult Ministries

Moriah is a local singer/songwriter, one of our youth sponsors, and the leader of our entire Youth Choir & Jubilation ensemble choir.

Abby McLean

Director of Children's Ministry

Abby brings a love for people and a passion for excellence to lay the most important foundation your child could ever have - a growing faith in Jesus Christ.

Katie Gossage

High School Youth Director

Katie brings a love of fostering community to our youth group every single week as she serves our 9th-12th grade students.

Jake Patterson


Jake is a Colorado native and graduate of Belmont University where he received his degree in Biblical Studies and won the 2023 Tabor Ministerial Award as a member of the Theta Alpha Kappa Honor Society.

Tammy Morgan

Connections Director & Bridge Ministry Assistant

Tammy works closely with our communications, family, and small group staff to make sure you get where you need to be when you need to be on Sundays or any other day of the week!

Andra Moran

Creative Director, The Bridge

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

Jerry Johnson


Working closely with our leadership team, Jerry oversees all of our outreach opportunities and recruits volunteers for a wide variety of causes throughout the year.

Russell Carpenter

Youth Ministry Assistant

Russell is a fourth-generation Woodmont member who recently moved back to Nashville and is supporting both our middle school and senior high ministries for our weekly Sunday gatherings, off-campus events, and youth small groups.

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.

Rev. Ashley Buchanan

Assistant Children’s Minister

Just graduated from Vanderbilt Divinity School, Ashley works with our children's ministry on a weekly basis and develops our Sunday School content from conceptualization to completion.

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.

Steven Quinn

A/V Director

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

Nikki Alvarado

Social Media Coordinator

The newest addition to our staff, Nikki initially joined our Sunday morning A/V team and has since expanded her role to become our first Social Media Coordinator at Woodmont!

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.

Jan Anderson

Administrative Assistant

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