Meet the Staff
Todd Owen, Pastor
Eddie Johnson, Associate Pastor and Director of Christian Education
Debbie Burn, Office Administrator and Director of Music Ministries
Brett Carlisle, Youth Director
Brett was born and raised right here in Alabama. He is in his mid-30s, and is married to Tiffany. They have 5 kids ranging from 16 down to 5 years of age. Brett is a die-hard Alabama football fan. He has 8 years of experience in worship ministry and 4 years in youth ministry.
Brett says, "I have the heart and passion to make new disciples of Jesus Christ by showing the love to young people that He shows to us so that they will want more and more of the grace and love He has to offer."
Phyllis Howell, Administrative Assistant
After graduating from Jacksonville State University, Phyllis returned to her hometown of Grant, AL where she taught third grade at KDS-DAR school for 30+years. After retirement, she has enjoyed helping friends conduct estate sales and now can be found in the office at HSUMC as administrative assistant in the mornings. She enjoys being involved around the church and has special interests in worship settings and hospitality.
Phyllis is married to Charlie and they have one adult child. She enjoys gardening, music, her dogs, and exploring nature.
Nancy Jones, Lead Childcare Provider
You'll always get a smile from Nancy Jones and our babies adore her. Her three children and grandchildren are the joy of her life and it's a joy to have Nancy on staff at Holmes Street.