Senior Pastorjvoorhees@cityroadchapel.org (615) 868-1673 (Ext. 204)
Jay Voorhees was appointed as the Senior Pastor of the City Road Chapel United Methodist Church in July of 2014. Prior to coming to City Road, Jay has served in Bellevue, Antioch, and Old Hickory. Jay has been an author, blogger, editor, and advocate for many issues around the Nashville area, and was the co-founder of Southeast Nashville Flood Recovery, which rebuilt over 300 homes after the 2010 Nashville floods. Jay is the proud father of two daughters, Grace (who currently lives in Los Angeles) and Anna. Click here for more information about Jay.
Emily Reeves Grammer
Pastor for Discipleship & Outreachegrammer@cityroadchapel.org (615) 868-1673 (Ext. 203)
Pastor Emily is a native of Lawrence, Kansas. She attended Vanderbilt Divinity School and was ordained as an elder in the United Methodist Church in 2012. She is passionate about simplifying life and worship. In her spare time, Emily enjoys cooking, knitting, and chasing her kids Vicki Jo and Todd.
Director of Music Ministrieswesleyking@cityroadchapel.org (615) 868-1673 (Ext. 206)
Wesley King became the Director of Music Ministries in August of 2016. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Wesley is an accomplished pianist, singer, and composer.
Youth Ministerthressenaknight@gmail.com (615) 868-1673 (ext. 205)
Rena Knight is a native of Nashville,Tennessee, the youngest sibling of seven, and attended Tennessee State University, where she played basketball and received her degree in early childhood development. Known affectionately as "Ms. Rena," she enjoys making disciples for Christ. "Faith is the key to success and heaven is your reward," she says.