Rev. Sarah Varnell, Pastor

Pastor Sarah primarily grew up in the Tri-Cities, but has lived in Knoxville throughout her adult life.  She completed her under-graduate studies at Emory & Henry College with a double-major in Political Science and Religion and received her masters degree (M.Div.) from Duke Divinty School.  Her husband, Daniel is a high school choir director and they have two young children.  In addition to serving as Pastor at St. Paul, Sarah enjoys reading, hiking, music, and spending time with her family.


Tim Wiegenstein, Family Ministry Coordinator

Tim is an experienced educator, counselor and administrator.  As Family Ministry Coordinator, Tim works with others to plan and carry out various ministries with families in a varied and wide-ranging program that includes worship, study, fellowship, service and outreach.


Jim Kennedy, Music Director


Sylvia Duquet, organist/pianist


Doug Spencer, Administrative Assistant

A native East Tennesseean, Doug spent more than 25 years in Houston where he earned his degree in Business Administration and pursued a career in banking. He returned to Knoxville after his retirement in 2004.


George Byrge, Custodian


Whitney Ford, Nursery Director


Megan Wallace, Nursery Assistant