Adam Jones – Director of Student Ministry
Adam has a degree in Biblical and Theological Studies from Lambuth University and a Masters in Youth Ministry from Memphis Theological through the Center for Youth Ministry Training. Adam is passionate about teaching and speaking in a way that connects the Gospel to teenagers and helps them realize their vital role in the Kingdom. Adam began serving as clergy under deacon’s orders in 2015. He was a part of BUMCSM while he was in High School and is honored and blessed to be serving the congregation that helped him hear his call. Adam and his wife Carlisle both serve in youth ministry in United Methodist Churches and spend most of their time ministering to teens and laughing at their bulldogs, Hurley and Patty.
Derek Walker – Middle School Youth Minister
Derek is originally from the beautiful island of Ireland and has an undergraduate degree in youth and community work with applied theology from Belfast Bible college. He moved to Nashville in the Summer of 2013 to study a Masters in Youth Ministry from Memphis theological Seminary through CYMT. Derek is a HUGE Arsenal fan and in his spare time he loves to play soccer, make music and make things out of wood.
Lee oversees our 30+ small groups and works to empower and equip students as they grow in their relationship with Christ. She plans and writes the curriculum for the Sunday night series, trains our group leaders, and teaches in both Sunday School and Sunday night programming throughout the year. Lee graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Sociology and New York University with a Master’s in Clinical Social Work. She is currently attending Asbury Theological Seminary, working towards a Master’s in Christian Ministry. Before coming to BUMC, Lee worked as a therapist, and she brings her passion for investing in the lives of others to her work here at BUMC. Lee is married to Herschel- who also serves on staff at BUMC as the Director of Adult Discipleship- and they are proud parents to their sweet baby boy, Sellers. Lee loves to spend time with her friends and family and her dogs, Izzy and Reba. She enjoys traveling, live music, and cheering on her Auburn Tigers!
Tatiana Liston – Student Ministry Events & Trips
Tatiana is a Dallas, Texas native now living in Nashville with her husband, Zack, and son, Judah Ryker. She serves as the Student Ministry Events and Trip Coordinator and is responsible for coordinating all trips, retreats and events for middle school and high school students. She has a degree from Dallas Baptist University in Christian Studies and also attended Texas A&M during her undergrad (Whoop!). Before joining the BUMC staff, Tatiana worked for a Plano nonprofit called Orphan Outreach where she was involved in international orphan care and mission planning. She has a passion for student ministry and has been involved in serving alongside youth for more than 10 years. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and getting out with her two weimaraners Layla and Ollie.
Cayce Long - Student Ministry Media Associate
Cayce graduated with a BA degree in Photography and Videography from Nossi College of Art in Nashville, Tennessee. He is native to the Nashville area attending Goodpasture Christian School from Kindergarten through completion of high school in 2010, and returned to serve as Visual Caption Head of the Goodpasture Marching Cougars in 2011where he still holds this title. He enjoys music, fitness, movies, and photography.
Rosanne Schenck – Administrative Assistant
Rosanne graduated from Clemson University and worked in the corporate world prior to becoming a stay at home mom for 14 years. After moving into the Brentwood area in 2009 from Chicago she started volunteering in the Student Ministry area and took on the job of Administrative Assistant when it became available in August of 2010. Rosanne is married to Mike and is the mother of 2 daughters Katherine and Rebecca who are both students at Clemson University.
Shelby Wallace – Student Ministry Worship Leader
Shelby Christian Wallace was born and raised in TN. His father is a Methodist pastor, so I was raised in the church. Shelby went to Mtsu to study mass communications, but then decided to take an alternative path. He decided to travel and perform professionally for the last 5 years of
his life with a performance arts group called The Young Americans. With them Shelby traveled and taught in Japan, Germany, France, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Holland, Australia, and all over the United States.