The landscape of the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference varies from big cities to rural areas. While our ministry context is certainly unique, there is so much we can learn with and from one another. The Urban Cohort is giving space for just that. In this episode, we’re in conversation with Zach Moffatt, who pastors First UMC in Pulaski, Tennessee, and Stephen Handy, pastor of McKendree UMC and Associate District Superintendent of the Urban Cohort. 

Episode 9 Transcript

Episode Nine Guests

Rev. Dr. Stephen Handy

Rev. Dr. Stephen Handy is the lead pastor visionary, strategist and partnership collaborator of the gospel message of Jesus Christ at McKendree UMC. He is a passionate communicator that desires to speak God’s truth so people of different cultures, experiences, neighborhoods, and all of God’s unique diversity can be reconciled through the unity in Jesus Christ. Stephen is a strong advocate of restorative justice, serving the poor and needy, and participating in life groups for spiritual formation and accountability. 

Rev. Zach Moffatt

Zach has the privilege of serving as the Lead Pastor at Pulaski First UMC in Pulaski, TN.  Zach is married to Kara, and together, they are the proud parents to Emma and William.  Zach has a passion for innovative ministry that leads the church beyond its walls and into a culture of neighborliness and belonging.