David R. Shannon grew up in the Brushy community of Centerville, TN. His father Roy is an Elder at the Brushy congregation and his mother is a teacher and speaker for ladies days and lectureships. He began preaching at the age of 14 for small congregations in the surrounding area. While at Freed-Hardeman University studying business and Bible he met his wife Tracie. Their children are Colton (Rachael), Lacie (Clint) Haynes, Emilie and Rong. They have one grandchild Maxwell Shannon. David and Tracie have worked in Riverhead, NY, Gadsden, AL and Mt Juliet, TN. He has served as the preacher of the Mt Juliet congregation for the past 16 years. David also serves on the board of Heritage University in Florence, AL, does mission work in El Salvador, conducts weekly one on one Bible studies and speaks at events across the country. The Shannons love the laughter around a large supper table, late nights with the kids and their friends and occasionally snow skiing together. “Being a part of the MJ congregation is one of the greatest blessings we have ever received from God,” says Shannon.
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David Shannon

Philip Jenkins spent half of his childhood growing up in Hamilton, Alabama and the other half in Nashville, Tennessee, where he also met his better half (Laura) in the 8th grade. He attended Freed-Hardeman University and got his degree in Bible in 2006. He and Laura are currently expecting their first child due in July and plan to name him Lucas. Some of Philip’s favorite things are church camp, Ultimate Frisbee, and laughing. Philip says, “I feel that I’ve grown so much spiritually since I began coming to Mt. Juliet church of Christ. The church has been a wonderful fit, and God’s answer to our prayers.”More about
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Philip Jenkins

Tim Martin was born in Nashville and grew up in Madison. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1996 with a B.S. in mechanical engineering. There he met his wife, Tracy, and they were married in 1997. They have one daughter, Presley. Tim was baptized at Mt. Juliet in 2000. He has taught adult Bible class there for several years and oversees the Wilson County Jail Ministry. His interests include reading, camping, fishing and football. Tim’s favorite verses in the Bible are Matthew 22:36-40. “I love this congregation because God’s Word is heeded as authoritative and teaching His Truth is the primary focus of the elders.” Tim began serving as the Education Minister in 2011.

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Tim Martin

Wayne Miller became our outreach minister in 2015. Wayne and his wife Debbie have been married for 38 years. They have three children: Chris, Joshua, and Mandi. He is originally from Trenton, GA. He graduated from the East Tennessee School of Preaching (SEIBS) in Knoxville in 1981.

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Wayne Miller


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Laura Jenkins grew up in Brentwood, Tennessee. She earned her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Freed-Hardeman University in 2006 and received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Tennessee in 2010. Laura and her husband Philip have been married for almost five years and are expecting their first child in July. Laura loves animals, scrapbooking, and working with teenage girls. Laura says of the Mt. Juliet church, “The Mt. Juliet church is a place where God is living and actively working.”
Laura Jenkins


The Mt. Juliet church
is also blessed to have three wonderful and dedicated church secretaries, Tammie England, Wendy Worley, and Traci Shannon. Tammie, Wendy, and Tracie put together the church bulletin, maintain an updated sick list and many other behind the scenes work for the church.

Tammie England Tammie England grew up in Manchester, TN. She graduated from MTSU with a B.S. degree in Public Relations and Advertising. This is also where she met her husband, Barry, who is a salesman for a Sash & Door company in Nashville. They have two daughters, Alison, who recently graduated from UTC, and Macy, who is a sophomore at Freed-Hardeman University. Tammie loves being outdoors, reading, and spending time with her family. “My family came to the MJ congregation fourteen years ago and it has shaped all our lives in the best possible way.”

Tracie Shannon
Tracie Shannon Tracie Shannon grew up in North Little Rock, Arkansas. She met her husband, David at Freed-Hardeman University. They have 3 children, Colton and Lacie who are students and FHU and Emilie who is a student at Mt. Juliet High School. God has blessed them with two additional sons, Rong Yang, a student at Tennessee Tech Univ. and Chris Malone, a student at FHU. Tracie loves being a wife and mom and doing all the various things that go along with family. “We love the MJ congregation and are so thankful that God made us a part of the family here.”

Wendy Worley
Wendy Worley grew up in Memphis, TN. She meet her husband, Tracy, during college in Memphis. God has bless them with two children, Tucker who is a student at Freed Hardeman University and Becca who is a student at Mt. Juliet High School. Wendy loves reading, cooking, and spending time with her family. “We came to Mt. Juliet three years ago and have been amazed at the amount of service work the church does for not just the members, but also for the community. The youth group encourages our children to be a light in the world. We are very blessed to be a part of this family.”