Tim’s role as Senior Pastor to First Presbyterian Church began on March 7, 2010. Prior to that, he served for 18 years at Park Cities Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. He received his Masters of Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary.
Chris Bowen was born and raised in Chattanooga, TN and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the Dallas Theological Seminary. Before coming to First Presbyterian, he served for eight years as a Reformed University Fellowship campus minister at Kennesaw State University and Winthrop University.
Chris is a graduate of Belhaven College and Reformed Theological Seminary.
Dick joined First Presbyterian Church as Pastor of Visitation. He graduated with a Master of Divinity from Westminister Theological Seminary in Philadelphia in 1974, was ordained in 1975 and has been affiliated with http://youlastforever.comsince 1982. More on his personal ministry, “You Last Forever” can be found at
“I long to love and equip students and their parents with the Word of God and the gospel of Jesus Christ so they can do the work of ministry. I hope to not only teach them God’s Word but show them the love of Christ in life.
Don recently joined the church staff after a career in school administration and development work. He served as the Head of School for nearly 30 years at Chattanooga Christian School, a K-12 school of 1200 students.
Tim Bond is a native of Chattanooga and grew up attending First Presbyterian Church. He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga earning degrees in English and Political Science.
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Born in Topeka, the capital of the great state of Kansas, in 1984, my education ( kindergarten through high school) was at Cair Paravel-Latin, a private Christian School. Then, at Kansas State University, I heard God’s call to go to seminary to study to be a pastor. I moved to Dallas in 2007 to attend Dallas Theological Seminary and graduated in 2012 with a Masters of Theology degree.
I was born in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, but moved to Birchwood, Tennessee with my family when I was six years old; because I was so young when I moved, I really consider the Chattanooga area as home. In middle school and high school, I was an active member of my church’s youth group. I attended every trip, went to every service, and was basically there every time the doors were open. I graduated high school in 2011 and began attending college at UTC in the fall of that year.
Sandy has been involved in international ministry for 25 years—having served with Mission to the World, Cru, Greater Europe Mission, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, and First Presbyterian World Missions. She is a graduate of Auburn University and earned an MBA from UTC. Sandy considers it a privilege and an honor to serve at First Presbyterian Church—since April 3, 2000— especially at this time in the history of the world.
Kelly Stultz is the Director of Music and the Arts and was called to the position on January 1, 2006. She leads the adult choir, special programs, musical outreach trips and events, concerts, Cherub Choir (ages 4, 5 and kindergarten), Handbell Choir, and volunteer instrumental ensemble. She also selects and leads the morning service music, oversees King’s Kids (older children’s choir) and teaches music for MOPS.