Ministerial and Program Staff

Click on a link on the left for a biography.

The Reverend Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery 
Pastor
901-726-4681 ext. 21
revsteve@idlewildchurch.org

The Reverend Anne H.K. Apple
Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care and Evangelism
901-726-4681 ext. 18
anneapple@idlewildchurch.org   

The Reverend Margaret Burnett 
Associate Pastor for Outreach Ministry
901-726-4681 ext. 19 
margaret@idlewildchurch.org

The Reverend Rebekah Abel Lamar
Associate Pastor for Christian Formation
901-726-4681 ext. 46
rlamar@idlewildchurch.org

Sarah Wolf
Young Adult Ministry Director
UKirk Campus Ministry (Rhodes College & University of Memphis)
901-726-4681
swolf@idlewildchurch.org

Corinne Nienhuis
Parish Assistant
corinne@idlewildchurch.org

The Reverend Dr. B. Denton McLellan Jr.
Parish Associate
dmclellan@idlewildchurch.org 

The Reverend Walt Tennyson
Parish Associate
tennysonw@rhodes.edu

The Reverend Dr. Stephen R. Haynes
Theologian in Residence
haynes@rhodes.edu

Frank Kelly
Director of Youth Ministry
901-726-4681 ext. 13
fkelly@idlewildchurch.org 

Dara Bigger
Assistant Director of Youth Ministry 
901-726-4681 ext. 45
dbigger@idlewildchurch.org 

Caitlin Bomar
Director of Children's Ministry
540-471-4825
cbomar@idlewildchurch.org

The Reverend Dr. Henry B. Strock, Jr.
Minister Emeritus  

 


Recreation Ministry

Jacob Pierce
Director of Athletics
901-725-4165 ext. 25
jpierce@idlewildchurch.org

Shari Gross
Interim Director of Recreation & Fellowship
sgross@idlewildchurch.org 

 


Music Ministry

Barry Oliver
Director of Music Ministry
901-726-4681
boliver@idlewildchurch.org 

David Caudill
Carillonneur 
901-726-4681

David Schnell
Music Assistant
901-392-1629
dhschnell@idlewildchurch.org

Ginger Hopkins
Children’s Choir Director
901-272-0449
vrhmcl09@gmail.com

 


 

Administrative and Support Staff

Doris Hurdle
Director of Operations
901-726-4681 ext. 23
dhurdle@idlewildchurch.org

Jenni Brooks
Office Manager
901-726-4681 ext. 11 
jbrooks@idlewildchurch.org

Mimi McDugle
Assistant Office Manager
901-726-4681 ext. 10
mmcdugle@idlewildchurch.org 

Carol Good
Administrative Assistant to the Pastor
901-726-4681 ext. 22 
carolgood@idlewildchurch.org 

Brenda Harris
Administrative Assistant for Education and Outreach Ministries
901-726-4681 ext. 35 
brenda@idlewildchurch.org 

Brigid Underwood
Finance Administrator 
901-726-4681 ext. 32 
bunderwood@idlewildchurch.org 

Tonya Spears-Moses
Finance/Human Resources Assistant
901-726-4681 ext. 29
tmoses@idlewildchurch.org 

Ginny Moore
System Administrator, Publications Coordinator
901-726-4681 ext. 26 
gmoore@idlewildchurch.org

Kris Acklen
Sound Technician
krisacklen@gmail.com 

Verna Yarbrough
Custodial Director
901-726-4681 ext. 15 (voice mail only)

Faye Smith-Redditt
Director of Food Service
901-726-4681 ext. 27
faye@idlewildchurch.org

Carl Norvell
Food Service Assistant/Custodian
901-716-4681 ext. 27 

Keith Carter
Maintenance  Supervisor
901-726-4681 ext. 40 

Jesse Yarbrough
Maintenance Technician
901-726-4681 ext. 40
jesse@idlewildchurch.org 

Bertha "Mae Mae" Simmons
Food Services Assistant
901-726-4681 ext. 27 

 


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