Foothills Church Hires Pastor of Development

Foothills Church Heath. Bennett

MARYVILLE, Tennessee - Foothills Church (FC) in Maryville, Tennessee has expanded its leadership team by appointing Heath Bennett as their new Pastor of Development. Heath is passionate about helping churches grow and encouraging teams to accomplish their goals by empowering their skills and abilities. He believes the future of the church is found in the next generation of leaders and desires to help equip and position those leaders for incredible impact. Foothills Church holds a mission and vision to serve the Maryville and Blount County community by developing mature disciples of Christ in relational environments. 

“With the growth and vitality Foothills Church is experiencing, they are making some crucial hires right now that will help take them to the next level. Heath brings tremendous ‘value add’ to their team and will work very well with Pastor Trent in seeing over the areas of discipleship, ministry, and outreach excel,” said our Executive Search Consultant, Brian Dunks.

Heath Bennett brings over twenty years of ministry involvement in many different areas to Foothills Church. His ministry and experience are rooted in fostering the development of leadership skills with church staff and volunteers. He looks forward to developing leaders and staff who propel the discipleship and outreach endeavors of FC. Heath and his wife Kerri have two children and are excited about joining Foothills Church in Maryville, Tennessee. 

One of our Vanderbloemen Differences is that we bring you candidates you can’t find on your own - and finding the right person for the role is of utmost importance. Vanderbloemen is honored to have partnered with Foothills Church on this vital and important hire, and we’re thrilled for them in this next season of leadership.


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