Ministers + Staff

Kenneth Grizzell

Kenneth is originally from Winchester, Tennessee. He started preaching in 1984 and has served congregations in six states. Kenneth came to Greenwood Park in January of 2016.  He is passionate about preaching the Word and being a part of the process of leading people into a vibrant relationship with God that is real and personal. Kenneth and his beautiful wife Lori, originally from Nashville, Tennessee are both graduates of Lipscomb University. They have three grown, married children: Summer (Ryan) Bush,…

Mike Tanaro

Mike has been a full-time gospel preacher for 49 years. His ministry has been ensuring he preaches God’s Word emphasizing God’s Love and Grace. He began serving in ministry as a missionary spending 2 years in Botswana, Africa, and time in Pakistan. He also did mission work with multiple congregations in the states before becoming the pulpit minister at the Lone Oak Church of Christ in Paducah, Kentucky, for 11 years. Mike served Greenwood Park as the preaching minister from…

Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones is the children’s minister at Greenwood Park. She is from Bowling Green, Kentucky, and grew up at Greenwood Park Church of Christ! She is so thankful to have the opportunity to give back to the church where she first grew in Christ as a child. Amanda is a former teacher and has served as a children’s minister since 2007, and Greenwood Park’s children’s minister since 2018. Amanda is a graduate of Lipscomb University.

Jed Jenkins

Jed was born and raised in Pulaski, TN. He graduated from Lipscomb University in 2021 with a degree in Theology and Ministry with a concentration in Youth. Jed is passionate about teens and creating opportunities to let them discover, experience, and breathe in the essence that is God. He believes that everyone who he comes into contact with should be welcomed and celebrated. Jed loves being surrounded by friends and family, making people laugh, hiking, writing, and watching UT sports.

Ben Wacaster

Ben was born and raised in Huntsville, AL. He graduated from Auburn University in 2018 with a bachelor’s in Philosophy and a minor in History. Ben believes that the secular state campus is a place with profound opportunities for God’s kingdom as thousands of people, from literally all around the globe, gather in one place and wrestle with some of life’s biggest questions. Seeing that opportunity for what it is, he strives to introduce college students to the profound impact…

Kelsey Jones

Kelsey Jones is the Ministry Assistant at Greenwood Park. Kelsey and her husband, Jared, are members at Greenwood Park. She has lived in Paducah, Benton and Madisonville, Kentucky. She graduated from Freed-Hardeman University with a Bachelors in Social and Behavioral Sciences. She is so excited and grateful to be working at Greenwood Park. Kelsey will be managing the bulletins, social media and Church events.

Cathrine Ellis

Catherine Ellis is the Administrative/Ministry Specialist at Greenwood Park. Catherine started attending Greenwood Park during her time as a student at Western Kentucky University where she studied elementary education and teaching English as a second language. During that time, Catherine served as an intern for the children’s ministry. After graduating in 2020, Catherine spent two years working as a classroom teacher in Warren County. She is so excited to have another opportunity to serve the church! 

Adam Alsup

Adam has grown up attending Greenwood Park Church of Christ. He has been working with the tech group since 2014 and is now a Minister Assistant and Audio-Visual Specialist for the Church. Adam attends Greenwood Park with his wife Maddy. He graduated from Western Kentucky University in the Fall of 2020 with a Bachelors Degree in Biology and is a certified flight instructor at the airport in Bowling Green. Adam maintains an audio sermon archive of almost every Sunday morning…