Jason Payne

Lead pastor

Jason and his family moved to Elizabethton in April 2019.  He has over ten years of ministry experience and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Moody Theological Seminary (Chicago).  Jason and his wife, Corey, have three kids.  He loves spending time with the family, rooting for the Kentucky Wildcats and hiking the East Tennessee mountains.

Email: jason.erpcc@gmail.com

Derek Woodward

Discipleship Pastor

Derek came to East River Park in October 2008.  He has over 15 years of youth ministry experience.  Derek has a Bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies from Cincinnati Christian University (2006) and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville).  He is married to his lovely wife Nataly and together they have two sons.  Derek enjoys coffee, reading, and family time. 

Email: derek.erpcc@gmail.com

Bo McGee

Worship Director

Bo and his family joined East River Park in 2009.  He has a tremendous passion for worship and loves leading our congregation in praise.  Bo is married to his wife Kylie and together they have three daughters.  Bo likes to cheer for his daughters on the basketball court, play guitar, and spend time with friends.

Email: bo.erpcc@gmail.com

Mary Anne Key

Office Secretary

Mary Ann joined our team in February 2019.  She studied at Johnson University and holds a Bachelors in Bible and Elementary Education.  Mary Ann is married to her husband Greg Key (minister at Westside Christian) and together they have two grown children. Mary Ann enjoys reading, baking and decorating cakes, and spending time with family.

Email: office@eastriverpark.church

Current Elders at erpcc

Justin Stauffer (Chairman)

Ron Marvel

Dwayne Taylor

Mark Duty

Chris Fortner