Christ Church Staff

 

Paul Lawler
SENIOR PASTOR | (205) 991-5065

Husband to Missy. Father to Luke, Wes, Laura, and Stewart. Teacher and church planter. Enjoys spending time with family, hiking, water sports, reading, and a well-brewed cup of coffee. Graduate of Asbury University and Asbury Theological Seminary. Began serving at Christ Church in 2007.

 

 

 

 

Bill Tiemann
TRADITIONAL WORSHIP ARTS PASTOR | (205) 991-5065 Ext.236

Husband to Becky. Father of five children. Grandfather of ten. Gifted in leading worship, directing choral and instrumental groups, and composing music. Enjoys woodworking, gardening, cooking, and reading. Graduate of University of South Florida and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

 

 

 

Carey Shannon
WORSHIP ARTS ASSISTANT | (205) 991-5065 Ext.232

Mother to a lab mix named Solomon. Gifted in administration, word of knowledge, and creative communication. Enjoys leading people into worship, fellowship with missional community, reading fiction books, and traveling abroad. Currently attends The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Serves as Assistant to the Director of School of Fine Arts and plays an intricate role on the Christ Church Worship Team.

 

 

Jody Hooven
STUDENT PASTOR | (205) 991-5065 Ext.228

Husband to Sheri. Father to Marissa, Joseph, and Hannah. Gifted in evangelism and encouragement. Enjoys golfing, mission trips, spending time with family, and live sporting events. Graduate of Athens State University.

 

 

 

 

Nancy Markham
DISCIPLESHIP MINISTER | (205) 991-5065 Ext.227

Wife to Rob. Mother to Madoline and Patrick. Gifted in administration and teaching. Enjoys reading, hiking, snow skiing, biking, and hanging out at the lake. Graduate of Georgia Southern University.

 

 

 

 

Lynne Fortunis
CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR & SINGLES MINISTER | (205) 991-5065 Ext.226

Mother to Chris and Tiffany Fortunis and Jared and Tiffany Wright. Grandmother of Braden, Emmie, Bennett, and Jovie. Gifted in leadership, administration, and faith. Enjoys reading, learning, and ballroom dancing. Attended Shades Valley High School. Serves in Recovery and Support Ministries.

 

 

 

Pam Bates
MINISTER OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT | (205) 991-5065

Wife to Carl. Mother to Matt, Keri, and Anna. Grandmother to Grace. Gifted in wisdom and discernment. Enjoys reading, spending time with family, playing games, sharing a meal with friends, and traveling. Graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi. Serves on the East Lake Initiative Board.

 

 

 

 

Bob Taylor
WORSHIP ARTS PASTOR | (205) 991-5065 Ext.232

Husband to Sherry. Father to Riley, Gavin, and Zach. Gifted in leading worship, equipping musicians, composing, and arranging music, all for God’s glory. Enjoys golf, video production, playing jazz, and spending time with family. Graduate of Birmingham Southern College and The University of Alabama.

 

 

 

 

Sharon Ams
PASTOR’S ASSISTANT & FINANCIAL SECRETARY | (205) 991-5065 Ext.222

Mother to Matthew and Kathryn. Grandmother to Harrison and Parker. Gifted in mercy and discernment. Enjoys spending time with family, reading, and baking. Degree in Secretarial Science.

 

 

 

 

Susan Miller
MINISTER OF MISSIONS | (205) 991-5065 Ext.242

Wife to Alan. Mother to Nathan. Gifted in hospitality and evangelism. Enjoys spending time with family, sharing a meal with friends, and meeting new people. Graduate of Brewton Parker College. Serves on the East Lake Initiative Board.

 

 

 

 

Sheri Hooven
CHILDREN’S MINISTER | (205) 991-5065 Ext.231

Wife to Jody. Mother to Marissa, Joseph, and Hannah. Enjoys worshiping, planting flowers, and spending time with family. Graduate of Jacksonville State University.

 

 

 

 

Daniel Vann
GRAPHIC ARTS MINISTER | (205) 991-5065 Ext.245

Husband to Shannon. Father to Molly and Amelia. Gifted in creative communication and teaching. Enjoys family, comic books, coffee, holiday pencils, and design. Attended The University of Alabama at Birmingham and Jefferson State Community College. Serves as a Small Group leader in a parenting class.

 

 

 

Laura Gossett
PASTORAL CARE & PRAYER MINISTER | (205) 991-5065 Ext.246

Wife to Chris. Mother to Eric and Jacob. Gifted in mercy and encouragement. Enjoys time with friends, traveling, reading, decorating, and baking. Graduate of Samford University and The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Serves as a Small Group leader.

 

 

 

 

Tammy Piatti
PRESCHOOL MOTHERS DAY OUT DIRECTOR | (205) 995-0165

Wife to Joe.  Mother to Ava and Ashley.  Gifted in patience and encouragement.  Enjoys time with family, friends, hiking, running and laughing.  Graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic College.

 

 

 

 

Becky Oxford
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR PRESCHOOL AND MOTHERS DAY OUT | (205) 995-0165

Wife to Eric.  Mother to Eric, Mary Beth and Ann Carlton.  Gifted in administration and organization.  Enjoys family time, the outdoors and exercise.  Graduate of Troy University, MS from Austin Peay.

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