Jeremy Duranceau

Lead Pastor •

Our family was blessed to be called to First Church in September of 2014. We Love God! Love People! Love the church! Love fun!

Ed Yeager

NextGen Pastor •

Ed has been a children's pastor for almost 20 years, and has been serving here since 2010. Ed collects Pez and ugly Hawaiian shirts. He enjoys geocaching, fishing, canoeing, camping, and being outdoors (when it isn't too hot or too cold). He is also fascinated with all things tech and even though no one who knows him would believe it, owns an apiary.

Audreyanne Guthrie

High School & College Ministries •

Born and raised in Clarksville. Audreyanne has been a part of Community of Hope since she was 3 years old. Since graduating from Trevecca Nazarene University in 2017 she has been working as a Housing Support Coordinator at Room In the Inn in Nashville. She is passionate about people and loves anything outdoors.

Leighanne guthrie

Church Administrator •

Leighanne has served at First Church since 2005. Her ministry supports the staff, keeps them organized (which is a much more difficult job than anyone would realize) and assures that all ministries run smoothly.

Jon Vaughn

Director of Radical Mission •

Jon was born and raised in Clarksville. He and his family have been a part of Community of Hope since 2007. He wants to use Radical Mission to change the face of Clarksville by showing Jesus's love and compassion to all.

Andy Jones

Worship Arts Director •

Andy was blessed at a very young age with the gift of music. He gave his life to Jesus as a teenager & dedicated that musical gift to Him at that point. He and his wife Shelia have been blessed with over 30 years of marriage and 2 wonderful children, Peyton & Adam. Andy has been a part of Community of Hope since 1995.

Any of the staff can be reached by calling the church @ 931.648.0110.