Senior Pastor

Paul Dyar has served a variety of roles in the church of God: senior pastor, missionary and youth pastor. He, his wife, and 4 children  served in Honduras for 8 years. He was the Territorial Overseer for Church of God World Missions while also pastoring a church there. The Dyars assisted in starting a Christian school, medical clinic, food programs, and helped create numerous churches, evangelism opportunities, and discipleship programs while serving in Honduras. Most recently he served for 4 years at Busby Church of God in Loretto, TN as senior pastor. We are blessed to have Pastor Paul and his family serving with us.

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Worship Leader

Dre Hilton grew up in St. Louis and is the son of a pastor. He has been involved in the church most of his life. He carries a passion and vibrancy when leading people into the presence of God. In addition to leading in praise and worship, he is a singer, performer, motivational speaker & TV show host. In 2014 Dre Hilton started a career in children's music with the release of a song called “Yes I Can Can”. The song and music video went around the world which led him to travel to schools, churches & other youth organizations with a fun filled stage show for children. 



Josh and Lauren have served our teens in Forward Youth Ministry since 2015. They have been involved in youth and worship ministry for the past 17 years. They love to see people grow in their relationship with Christ and identity as people. They've been in Tennessee since 2012 and are officially Vols fans. They have two beautiful young children and 2 little dogs. 


Student Pastor


Children's Coordinator



Susan grew up right here in East Tennessee in a small town called Rockwood. She went to North Central Bible college in Minneapolis, MN in 1996. She has served in children's, youth, and as an interim pastor as well. Over the last 29 years, she has taught in both small and large churches. She also worked full time in the travel industry. She is the mother of two beautiful children and wife to Lonny, a Yankee turned southerner.


Office Manager


Kathy retired after 30 years of teaching in the Blount County School system. She has been a member of the staff at AMCOG since 2009. Her son, Andy McCorkle and his wife, Leah, are also ministers. They have given Kathy two beautiful grandaughters! Kathy loves sports and is a VFL.


Stephanie works in the office along with Kathy in the office. She also serves on our worship team as a vocalist. Stephanie and her husband Josh married in 2013 and have two beautiful young children. They are originally from Alabama and moved here in 2013.





Gary and Pam lead Manna Outreach Ministries, our food pantry. Manna provides a grocery cart full of food for around 600 families per month. They have 4 children together and are loving grandparents. They love gardening and the outdoors. 

Manna Outreach Ministries