Ministry Team

Nathan and Julianna Woolard

Nathan and Julianna met at Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, TN.  They married in 2017, while Nathan was working as a Youth and Family Minister in Kentucky. They are blessed with two children, Asher and Adeline. In 2020, they relocated to North Alabama, where they were introduced to Central Valley. Both work as teachers at Brookhill Elementary in Athens.  Nathan and Julianna have a passion for doing the Lord’s work, education, and working with children. They hope to be a blessing to…

Jason Owen

Jason began the journey of leading Central Valley in June 2016. He married Celia in 2004 and together they have two wonderful children. They are proud of their family and treasure their time together. Jason enjoys running, motorcycling, camping, family walks, and keeping up with his favorite football teams (Atlanta Falcons and Auburn University: War Eagle!).  Jason has given his life to ministry and began serving in 2000. He has earned a BS in Family Ministry, a MA in Biblical…

Garrett Dean

Each Sunday, Garrett Dean leads our congregation in praise and worship.  Garrett’s family includes his wife Briana and their two fun kids—Henley and Harper Rose.  They began serving with CV on January 10, 2021. Garrett says his favorite thing about CV is “the love and closeness this church has for God and each other. It is hard to experience it and not want to be a part of it.” Garrett graduated from Freed-Hardeman University with a BSW. In addition to…

Taylor Konig

Taylor Konig is our Student Minister at Central Valley. He and his parents began attending CV in September 2017.  He began working with our youth in August, 2020. Taylor’s goal is to teach students and help them grow closer to Jesus.  His aim is to help students to go into the world and make Christ the center of their lives. He says, “My favorite thing about CV is that it’s a family—not just people you meet with on Sundays.” Taylor…

Bailey and Caroline

Bailey and Caroline started visiting Central Valley in July, 2019 and became members that October. The couple frequently host House Church for the Friends & Family Ministry in their beautiful home.  They are excited about the Friends and Family Ministry. Caroline says, “We love how intentional everyone forms and grows relationships—how earnestly everyone seeks God. The people are just so kind, genuine, and truly like a family. I love how eager everyone is to make new connections, spread the Word…