Lauren Herring, Part-Time Children & Family Minister
We are so excited to add Lauren Herring to our ministry team in the Fall of 2017. Lauren brings an background in education to Children and Family Ministry at Aspen Grove. A graduate of Milligan College and The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Lauren taught middle and high school English/Language Arts before deciding to devote more time at home to her husband and two young children. She is passionate about worshiping with kids and seeing them and their families grow in faith together. When she’s not at Aspen Grove, Lauren enjoys singing and throwing a good party.
Adam Kaufhold, Minister
Adam is an excellent communicator. His teaching demonstrates a genuine love for the word of God and it's practical application in the lives of believers and non-believers alike. Adam spent more than 10 years in full-time student ministry before accepting the role of minister at Aspen Grove in August of 2011. He holds an undergraduate degree from Auburn University and a Masters of Divinity degree from Abilene Christian University. Adam and his wife Amy have a daughter named Harper and an adopted son from Ethiopia, named Canon.
Philip Bernier, Part-Time Worship Minister
Phillip is a dynamic & engaging worship minister. He does an excellent job, combining his musical gifts with his deep devotion to God, leading our church into meaningful and authentic times of worship each week. Phillip is married & has three amazing daughters. One of his favorite past-times is playing disc-golf with our Minister (Adam) who absolutely never let's him win...
Bob Brown, Pastoral Care Minister
Bob gave his life to Jesus at the age of thirty. After many years of working with the youth of his church and working in the business world, he went back to school to gain a ministry education and was ordained as a minister of the Gospel in 1996. Prior to moving to the Franklin area, Bob served as an associate minister in Southern CA, handled special projects at a church in Tacoma WA, volunteered as a chaplain in a large hospital in Southern CA, and served as a Pastoral Care minister in Western NY. Bob is passionate about ministering to hurting people and helping people grow in their walk with Jesus. Bob is married to his childhood sweetheart and they have two children and six grandchildren.
AC Trigg, Student Ministry Intern
Originally from South Carolina, AC (Anna Caroline) graduated from Lipscomb University in May of 2017 with a degree in Theology. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Divinity from Lipscomb. AC is passionate about youth ministry, and loves walking alongside teenagers as they grow in both “wisdom and stature.” When she’s not at AGCC or studying, AC loves to travel, read, rock climb, and cook.