Meet the Team

Hope Worship Center works to build the next generation of leaders in addition to saving the lost and equipping the found. We aren’t just leading a church, we are working to build a kingdom of God and bring hope to people when they need it most. Most of the team members serve in multiple positions in the church.

Pastors Rick & Audra Walsh

Pastors Rick and Audra Walsh are the Senior Pastors of Hope Worship Center.  Rick is an ordained minister with the Pentecostal Church of God headquartered in Bedford, TX. He and his wife Audra have been in the ministry for over fifteen years.  They both serve and are active in their community and have served in positions with the TN District Pentecostal Church of God. 
Rick: 615-947-2559
Audra: 615-947-3327



James Walsh

James Walsh is a Youth Pastor, a Pastoral Intern and also serves as the Director for the TN Distric Pentecostal Church of God. 

Malori Walsh

Malori serves as a Youth Pastor.

Daniel Waffird

Daniel serves as the Men’s Leader and adult Sunday School Teacher


Kim Haight-Escue

Kim is the Hospitality Coordinator

Blake Waffird

Blake is the Children’s Pastor


Shani Winship

Shani is the Teen Sunday School Teacher and also serves in various administrative roles for Hope Worship Center. 

Sean Winship

Sean is a Pastoral Intern and also serves in various administrative roles for Hope Worship Center.

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Ken Prockl

Ken is the Adult Sunday School Teacher.

Magen Maynard

Megan serves as the Children’s Sunday School Teacher and Wednesday night Children’s Bible study teacher.


Cindy Martin

Cindy is the Bible Study Teacher. She also leads the Hearts of Hope CERT team.
Worship Team: Shani Winship, Sean Winship, James Walsh, Malori Walsh, Daniel Waffird