Rev. Tamlyn Collins
Reverend Collins has been Pastor of CFUMC since July 2015. Rev. Collins was previously the Associate Pastor of Serve Ministries & Missions at Peachtree City UMC in Atlanta. She has also served as Associate Pastor of Duluth UMC and as Senior Pastor at Woodstation UMC in Catoosa County.
Rev. Furman Norris, Pastor Emeritus
Furman Norris was appointed pastor of Chatsworth First UMC in July, 1993 and served until December 1997. Rev. Norris was appointed Pastor Emeritus in 2001.
Highlights during his time as pastor included spiritual development within the church, a well-received "Camp Meeting" with hundreds attending, and the complete renovation of the church sanctuary.
Due to physical illness, Rev. Norris retired early. However, he continues to take an active role in the church and continues to provide leadership along with his wife, Bettie.
Ms. Melissa Sneads, Office Manager
December, 2014 will mark Melissa Sneads' 18th year of serving as Office Manager. She has worked with four pastors, numerous nursery attendants, pianists, children/youth ministers & music directors.
Melissa loves her job and believes she has been richly blessed through her service at CFUMC and looks forward to many more years.
Melissa's parents are Fred T. (deceased) & Leola Pritchett. Her dad was born & raised in Murray Co. & her mom hailed from Sand Mountain (Bryant), Alabama.
Melissa calls Murray County home because it’s the only one she remembers -- she was only three when her family moved here.
Melissa is the youngest of six children.
Daniel Kiser - Children and Youth Minister
Daniel is a graduate of Murray County High School. He is currently pursuing a MA in Biblical Studies at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. He is married and has one child. As far back as high school, Daniel was involved in ministry endeavors through avenues such as: FCA, Chaplaincy ministry, and Youth ministry. Daniel currently serves part-time with FCA for North Murray High School and Bagley Middle School. Daniel’s seeks to follow Paul’s instruction to both “speak freely” and to ensure that his “heart is wide open” so that Christ may use his efforts for His name sake. In his free-time Daniel enjoys road biking, mountain biking, reading, and date-nights with his wife.