Eddie and Amanda Turner, Lead Pastor
Serving as Lead Pastor at Family Worship Center since March of 2010, Pastor Eddie brings a wealth of experience to the FWC Pastoral Team. A 1980 graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, Pastor Eddie has 30 plus years of ministry experience including Lead Pastor in Algood, Tennessee for twenty years and District Superintendent for the Tennessee District Assemblies of God for five years. Pastor Eddie is known as a man of prayer and has a passion for church growth and community outreach. His love for the Word of God shows as he teaches the Word with clarity and knowledge.
Pastor Eddie married his high school sweetheart, Amanda, in 1980 and they have two children, Tyler and Cayce. The Turner’s love for people has drawn them back to the local church. Pastor Eddie and Amanda are excited about the journey at FWC as we find Faith, Family and a Future together in the Boro.
Paul and Ilene Anderson, Pastoral Care
Pastor Paul Anderson and his wife, Ilene, came to Tennessee after forty-five years of full-time ministry. Graduates of North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, they began their ministry by traveling twelve years as evangelists in seventeen states. This was followed by a four-year pastorate at the Assemblies of God church in Crosby, North Dakota, and eight and one-half years at Alexandria Assembly of God, Alexandria, Minnesota. Their last pastorate was at Central Assembly of God in Superior, Wisconsin where Paul was lead pastor for eighteen-plus years. Now retired, Pastor Paul serves as a volunteer member of the pastoral care team at FWC.
The Andersons have two married children living in Murfreesboro, all of whom know and love Jesus.
Paul and Ilene consider themselves blessed as they live close to their family and are members of a church that is growing numerically and spiritually.
Gus Garcia, College Pastor
Pastor Gus joined the FWC Pastoral staff in December of 2004 and currently serves as our College Pastor over Chi Alpha Ministries. His passion is to reach young adults with the truth of Jesus Christ. Pastor Gus has his office in the Chi Alpha House, across the street from the Murphy Center at Middle Tennessee State University. This location provides Pastor Gus and his staff with continual opportunities to interact with MTSU students.
In his free time Gus enjoys spending time with his wife, Laura, and their children, Elias, Audriana, and Micah. This young family looks forward to ministry together at FWC in the years to come.
JR Hall, Youth Pastor
Pastor JR joined the FWC Team in 2010. JR and Jennifer are both graduates of Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Together they have been in Youth Ministry for eight years. Jennifer currently is a middle school language and arts Teacher. They have two small children, Hannah and Tre, who also share in the ministry!
Wayne Miller, Worship Pastor
FWC is thrilled to welcome Pastor Wayne and Lana Miller back to the Boro to join the FWC Ministry Team. Having begun their Ministry 18 years ago at FWC, the Millers come to us from State College, PA. Pastor Wayne is a passionate and enthusiastic worship leader, musician, song writer and producer. He is also a mentor, trainer and team builder who leans on his many years of diverse music ministry experience to direct the FWC Worship Band, Praise Team, Choir and Technical Ministries. The Millers have three gifted children, Brittany, Hayden and Allison who are all involved in Music Ministry.
Jerry and Leslie Vincent, Children’s Pastors
Pastor Jerry and Leslie have been working with children since 1994. The Vincents joined the FWC team in 2011 after serving in churches in Minnesota, Florida and Tennessee. Jerry and Leslie are team builders, and their enthusiasm and energy for children is contagious. Through Kidz Church, Mpact Girl’s Ministry, Royal Rangers, and a whole host of other ministry opportunities, they and their team are helping to raise up the next generation of children serving Jesus.
The Vincents are a blessed family; they have five children, Rachel, Samantha, JJ, Annie and Lucas.
Glenn and Beth Hardeman, Missions Coordinators
Glenn and Beth Hardeman are graduates of East Tennessee State University, Rhema Bible Training Center USA, and Domata School of Missions. Glenn is an ordained minister of the gospel through Rhema Ministerial Association International and Beth is a registered nurse. Together they have three adult children, Will, Joshua, and Hannah.
The Hardemans have had the opportunity to serve in a variety of ministry positions for approximately 20 years. For six of those years, they served on the field as missionaries in Bangkok, Thailand. Their passion is to train national ministers and Christian leaders to effectively do the work of the ministry. As teachers in the local church, Glenn and Beth have a desire to help believers grow spiritually to become strong disciples of Jesus Christ.