Angie BateyDr. Angela Batey

Dr. Batey is our Director of Music, having joined our staff in 1998.  She is also the 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.

Email: abatey@utk.edu


Lori CorbettLori Corbett

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

Email: bookkeeperfpc@gmail.com


Beth HallmanBeth Hallman

Beth is Director of our Children’s Enrichment Program (CEP).  She 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 and as Director, supervises our amazing teachers.

Email: cep@fpctn.org


TamiNewsomTami Newsom

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

Email: tnewsom3@utk.edu


Mason Warren

Mason is the Director of Family Ministry and a lifelong Presbyterian from Dublin, Georgia, and graduate of Maryville College.  Having grown up in the PCUSA, he has a passion for all things Presbyterian!  Mason attended the Montreat Youth Conference, as a participant and as stage leadership, ever since he was 14 years old and hasn’t missed a year since!  He also participated in the Presbyterian Youth Triennium as a member of the production team and as a participant.  Mason also attended General Assembly in 2016 as an observer.

Email: masonwarren@fpctn.org



Dawn Zilles

Dawn 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 attended Miami University of Ohio and Bowling Green State University before raising 3 children with her husband, Steve.  She 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.

Email: office@fpctn.org