• Heath Pickard Minister

    Heath and his wife, LouEllen, married in August of 2010. Heath has served on the ministry team here at Jackson Park since 2005 working, primarily, with young families and now preaching. Heath and LouEllen are the proud parents of two daughters, Etta born in 2015 and Willa, born in 2018. He loves to spend time with LouEllen and their daughters, Heath also enjoys hunting and fishing.

    Favorite Scripture

    "Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart." Psalm 37:4   

    “I like this verse because it speaks specifically to the identity and purpose of the individual that understands why they were created to live life on this earth. When we truly delight in God, our heart’s desires are fulfilled because our needs and wants have become the needs and wants of our Father in heaven.”     

  • Robbie Mackenzie Youth Minister

    Robbie was born in Canada but grew up in Marietta, GA and Chattanooga, TN. He received an undergraduate degree from Freed-Hardeman University where Robbie met his wife, Heather, and Robbie were married in 2003. While Heather finished up her undergrad Robbie did some graduate work and also worked briefly at a children's home. In 2004, he began work as the Youth Minister for the Main Street Church of Christ in Springfield, TN and ministered there until 2014. Then from 2015-2017, he worked as the Youth and Family Minister for the Clarksville Highway Church of Christ in Joelton, TN.. Robbie and Heather have four beautiful children: Kaleb, Amelia, Madelyn and Samuel. Robbie cheers (more like suffers) for the Tennessee Volunteers, Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Falcons although he has followed the Titans more as of late.

    Favorite Scripture: 

    "When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul." Psalm 94:17 

    "This verse came to me at a particularly difficult season and whenever I find my thoughts anxiously slipping, this verse reminds me of God's presence and care of my soul."

  • Hope Welch Administrative Assistant

    Hope and her husband, Allan, were married in 1985 and currently live in Bethpage Tennessee. Both Hope and Allan grew up in the Inglewood area. They are blessed to have a family that continues to grow. Allan and Hope have been blessed with six grandchildren. Hope celebrated 25 years at Jackson Park as the secretary in 2021 and is currently a graduate student at the University of Tennessee College of Social Work. Hope has been active in Celebrate Recovery leading a women's recovery groups and step studies for women. Her goal is to take what she has learned and help more women find healing.

    Favorite Scripture: "Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths." Proverbs 3:5 & 6

    "This is one of my favorite scriptures because so many times I have been directed to these verses when in the midst of making a big decision. When situations don't make sense to me, I can rely on God and not lean on my own understanding, and every time I do this, He is faithful."