Senior Pastor

Pastor Sean and Michelle Watson have been serving at Graveston for seven years. Upon coming to Graveston, Pastor Sean has served as the Senior Pastor at several other churches in the surrounding areas for fifteen years; but once he and Michelle arrived at Graveston they knew this was their home. Pastor Sean and Michelle have been married for twenty-two years and have a son named Morgan and a daughter-in-law named Casi. They enjoy spending time with family, camping anytime the weather permits, and serving the Lord in whatever way they can. Pastor Sean is committed to preaching and teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and desires to see families mature in their walk with God.


Contact Pastor Sean through email: sean@graveston.org

Transition Pastor

Pastor Nick and Sarah Wright were married in July of 2016 and came to Graveston in September of 2016. Nick is the full-time Transition Pastor for our college age and young adults at Graveston. Nick graduated from Carson-Newman with a Bachelors Degree and double majored in Religion and Philosophy/Religion. Pastor Nick loves to be outside and enjoys riding his horse & shooting guns. He also loves sports, especially football and basketball. Nick and Sarah are excited about ministering to the people here at Graveston. They both love to see people grow in their love for Jesus and are anxious to see what God will do at Graveston.


Contact Pastor Nick through email: nick@graveston.org

Student Pastor

Pastor Brad and Emily Bales have been serving at Graveston for over two years. They were married in 2015 and Pastor Brad was hired full-time shortly after that. He has an Associate's of Science in Elementary Education from Walters State CC, and a Bachelor's of Science in Preaching/Student Ministry from Johnson University. Pastor Brad loves the outdoors, playing any type of sport, reading, and spending time with Emily. Both of them have a great passion to love, encourage, and disciple middle school and high school students as they point them to Christ. They are so excited about what God is doing with the Student Ministry at GBC, and they are grateful for what He has done so far. 


Contact Pastor Brad through email: brad@graveston.org

worship leader

David and Terri Hancock were voted in at Graveston in June of 2017. David has been around leading worship his whole life, and he also works as a medical doctor. He and his wife Terri are happily married with a son and three daughters. We are so excited about David and his family being at Graveston and eager to see God use him through our worship ministry!



Contact David through email: david@graveston.org