meet the ministers and staff


Jesse Nelsen was raised in Jamestown New York. He graduated form the Southeast Institute of Biblical Studies in 2012. He is currently enrolled at the Harbinger Theological Seminary working on furthering his education. He preached at the Meadville Church of Christ in Meadville PA, for 4 years and has been the preacher at the Lenoir City congregation since August of 2016. He is husband to Ashley Nelsen and father to 4 children; Katrina, Leah, Olivia, and Benjamin.


Youth Minister 
Israel Jones was raised in the Lenoir City Church of Christ since the mid-1980’s and also worked with the Greenback Church of Christ from 2007-2016.  He was hired as the Youth Minister for LCCOC in February of 2017.  He has a background in law enforcement & public safety, working with youth and working in the Lenoir City School System.  He is husband to Paula Jones and is father to 2 children; Emily and Ella.  


Administrative Assistant