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Dwayne Curry
Lead Minister

Dwayne, his wife Tia, and their four children have been part of the Woodlawn family since June 2006. He is a graduate of Johnson University and Emmanuel Christian Seminary. He served previously as Youth Minister with West Village Christian Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee from 1993 - 1997 and the Capital City Christian Church in Raleigh, North Carolina from 1997 - 2006.


Amy Bliss
Administrative Assistant

Amy has been a member of Woodlawn since 1989, along with her husband Mike and children Emily, Madison, and Mitchell.


She graduated from Johnson University in 1981 with a degree in Bible and Church Music, and was the part-time worship leader for 21 years before assuming the full-time Administrative Assistant position.


Spenser Proctor
Young Adults Minister

Spenser is a Knoxville native and has been in church ministry for 8 years.  He also works in construction and serves as the men's soccer coach at Johnson University. His wife Sarah is also a Knoxville native and is a marriage and family therapist. 

The Proctors have been a part of the Woodlawn family since January of 2017. Spenser and Sarah have three sons, Shawn, Elliott, and Miles.  Spenser loves his family, his church family, and chasing raccoons.


Michael & Heather

PT Youth Ministers

Michael & Heather Boschert are the Co-Interim Part-time Youth Ministers, they have been serving as Youth Sponsors for WCC for 10 years and Michael also serves as an Elder. Both were Student Members of WCC while attending Johnson University (2005) and became full members in 2008.


They have homeschooled both of their daughters since birth, and their oldest recently started her Freshman year at JU, while their youngest is Dual-Enrolling at JU.


The Boschert’s have been in overseas ministry for many years serving full-time as Stateside representatives for Zimbabwe Outreach Ministries, a 501c3, dedicated to partnering with nationals in Evangelism and Community Development.


Michael was born and raised in the greater St. Louis, MO area, but TN has been home longer. Heather was raised on the field by her parents Mark & Helen Begarly.


Michael & Heather take a trip each year to further their involvement with the ministry overseas as time and responsibilities allow.


While Stateside Michael & Heather work together in running the 501c3 and representing the work at VBS, Camps, and Churches. In 2025 they will begin to increase their commitment in being overseas and traveling.


Amber Hockman

Children's Minister

Amber Hockman grew up at Woodlawn when her parents, Ron and Martha Wheeler, placed their membership in 1977. After graduating from Johnson University in 2000 with her Master in Holistic Education, Amber worked 6 years in the Knox County School System with the Talented and Gifted Program.


In 2006, she was able to leave her job in education after her husband, Chris, began a different job in the wonderful world of accounting. She was thankful to stay at home with their three children, Grace, Faith, and Garrett, where she eventually began homeschooling them. During this time, Amber also babysat several different children in her home.


In 2014, Amber became the Children's Minister at Woodlawn. She still has a lifelong dream of being Wonder Woman one day, but for now she is thankful for the adventure God is daily leading her and her family on!


Isaac Loveday

Worship Minister

Isaac and his wife Alexis are both from Sevierville, Tennessee. They recently moved back to TN from Fairfax, VA and joined the Woodlawn family at the beginning of 2022. 

Isaac graduated from Johnson University in the Fall of 2019 with a Preaching and Youth Ministry degree, but God had different plans for his life and called Isaac into the Worship Ministry. He can play about any instrument you see on a stage and considers it an honor to lead people of all ages into the presence of God.  


Charles W. Beckett
Senior Adults Minister

After serving as the Preaching Minister in Ohio and Indiana, Charles and his

wife Mary came to WCC in June of 2002. For sixteen years Charles served as

the Lead Minister retiring in February of 2018. From 2009 – 2019, Charles

also taught at Johnson University as an Adjunct Instructor in the area of Bible

and Theology.

In May of 2022, Charles gladly responded to the invitation from Dwayne and

the Elders to return on staff here at Woodlawn in a part-time role leading the

Senior Adult ministry.


Mary retired in January of 2022 after eighteen years working at Parkwest

Medical Center. Together they enjoy continuing to serve with the WCC family

as well as visiting family in Ohio, Indiana, and Florida.

Charles and Mary have four children and eight grandchildren.

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