Joel joined our community in 2021 when he, his wife Emily, and their daughter Elanor moved to Kentucky from Texas. Joel is an avid sports fan, loves the outdoors, and eating authentic barbecue. He’s passionate about preaching, teaching, and helping people encounter Jesus through the words of Scripture.
Kathy Gibson has been our secretary since 2006. In addition to office duties, Kathy is the coordinator of the church’s assistance program for helping people with their rent, utilities, etc. She and her husband, Bruce, have been members of Avenue Church since 1972. They are the parents of two adult children and have three grandchildren. Kathy likes to read and hike — when she has time.