Our Team
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Dr. Jeremy McGinnis

Title: Lead Pastor

Email: jeremy@parkwest.org

HISTORY: Jeremy grew up in the church. His father and mother launched Park West Church in 1980 with 26 people attending that first Sunday.  Park West Church became a second home and was considered extended family.... Read More...


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Gerald McGinnis

Title: Founding Pastor & Director of Leadership Development

Email: pastor@parkwest.org
Gerald McGinnis, a Knoxville native, entered the ministry at age 24. He was married to his wife, Dawn, in 1973. They have two children, Jeremy and Charity, who are both married with children of their own.

He and Dawn started Park West Church in...


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Jonathan Haward

Title: Pastor Of Missions

Email: jonathan@globalinfusion.org
Jonathan Haward, Park West's Pastor of Missions, has been involved in
mission work in over 30 countries around the world, leading over 55 foreign
mission trips.  A graduate of Oral Roberts University (Bachelor of Music Read More...

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Randy Ball

Title: Elementary Ministry Pastor

Email: randy@parkwest.org

Randy Ball serves as the Pastor of Children at Park West Church. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Christian Education from Lee University.

Pastor Randy served as Associate Children's Pastor at Park West from 1998 - 2001. He... Read More...


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Tom Atkinson

Title: Worship Pastor

Email: tom@parkwest.org

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Melvin Colon

Title: Pastor of Care

Email: melvin@parkwest.org


Melvin Colón serves as Associate Pastor of Care and also leads the Spanish Ministry, Nuevos Comienzos.   


History: Melvin was born in Chicago, Ill but grew up... Read More...


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Paul Harris

Title: Campus Pastor - Dutch Valley

Email: paul@parkwest.org

I have attended Park West since July of 1995. I joined the staff in May of 1998. My wife Charity and I married in 1998, we now have four children, daughters Olivia and Ava and our sons Kai and Ezra. I am a huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan and love to... Read More...


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Charlotte Fawver

Title: Minister Of Care

Email: charlotte@parkwest.org

Charlotte is married to Robert Fawver. They have four children, Chris, Charese, Chaunta, and Cheles. They also have six grandsons and a grand-daughter. Her family is her greatest ministry and joy to her heart. Charlotte’s dad was a... Read More...


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Peter Mattoili

Title: Student Ministry Pastor

Email: peter@parkwest.org

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Amy Jo Ball

Title: Early Childhood Director

Email: amyjo@parkwest.org

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Caleb Ramsey

Title: College & Career Pastor

Email: caleb@parkwest.org

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Larry Winters

Title: Pastoral Assistant

Email: larry@parkwest.org

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Janice Merriman

Title: Executive Assiatant

Email: janice@parkwest.org

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Sue Nixon

Title: Secretary

Email: sue@parkwest.org

Hi, I’m Sue Nixon and I joined the Park West staff full-time in November of 2003 as receptionist and as secretary to Pastor Paul and Pastor Jeremy. I now work part-time and serve as an administrative assistant with varied duties instead of... Read More...


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Bethany Benner

Title: Children's Ministry Assistant

Email: bethany@parkwest.org

Bethany Benner serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Children’s Ministry at Park West Church. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Lee University in May 2013. She enjoys pouring into the... Read More...


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Yvette Justice

Title: Operations Assistant

Email: yvette@parkwest.org

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Casey Smith

Title: Youth Ministry Assistant

Email: casey@parkwest.org

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Alicia Wetherington

Title: Visual Assistant, Web and Social Media Director

Email: alicia@parkwest.org

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Tami Clevenger

Title: Finance Officer & Facility Manager

Email: tami@parkwest.org
Phone: 865-693-4321

My name is Tami L Clevenger. I am the finance officer and have been on staff since August, 1993 and a charter member since 1980. I am the wife of Chuck Clevenger and the mother to 7 beautiful children. We were told by doctors that we would not... Read More...


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Jerry Burrell

Title: Facility Team Member

Email: jerry@parkwest.org

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Jack Pencek

Title: Facility Team Member

Email: jack@parkwest.org

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Seth Gilliam

Title: Facility Team Member

Email: seth@parkwest.org