Praising God, Serving Others, Growing in Faith

Our Staff

Angie BateyDr. Angela Batey

Dr. Angela Batey is Director of Music, having joined our staff in 1998.  Dr. Batey is Associate Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Tennessee as well as Director of Choral Activities and Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Music.


Lori CorbettLori Corbett

Lori Corbett joined our staff as bookkeeper in 2015.  Lori previously worked in the financial services industry in a variety of positions, including performing financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and accounting.  She holds a Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude in Finance from Western Kentucky University (Go Big Red!).


Beth HallmanBeth Hallman

Beth Hallman is Director of our Children’s Enrichment Program (CEP).  Beth has been with our program for over 20 years.  Prior to becoming Director she served in the infant room as well as Acting Director.  Beth is a registered nurse.  As Director, Beth supervises our amazing teachers.


Lori Lesslie

Lori Lesslie is our Director of Family Ministry who joined our staff in April 2018.  Lori has had the privilege of working with students and families for almost 27 years as a volunteer leader, a middle school teacher, and as an Associate Director to middle school students at a large Knoxville church, working with both middle and high school students and their families.


TamiNewsomTami Newsom

Tami Newsom is Associate Director of Music/Organist, joining our staff in January of 2000.  Tami has been an organist/director of music in many denominations for over 40 years. She is pursuing her dream of degrees in Sacred Music, Religious Studies and Judaic Studies at the University of Tennessee.


 Dawn Zilles

Dawn Zilles is our Office Administrator.  She is a “retired” northerner who lived in Ohio and Michigan most of her life, but was born in Maryville, TN.  Dawn joined our staff in 2013 after 14 years of office management in the dental field.  Dawn’s vivacious personality greets those who visit our church during the week.




Sunday Mornings
8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Sunday School
9:45 a.m.

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Upcoming Events

  • Family Promise Week
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 18, 2018 - 11:59 pm

    FPC is a support host congregation for Westside UUC

    Beth Loyless is contact./dz

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  • Prayer at Panera
    Starts: 7:30 am
    Ends: August 15, 2018 - 8:30 am

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  • Zumba Fitness Class/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: August 15, 2018 - 10:00 am

    Michelle Henry is contact person.
    No childcare available./dz

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  • Chancel Choir/Room A
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: August 15, 2018 - 8:30 pm

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