Meet Our Pastors!


Ron and Margaret Ann Forrester

Pastor Ronald Forrester and his wife Margaret Ann came to Tullahoma’s First Assembly in October 1999. The Forrester’s are parents of two grown sons, Ronnie and Mark. Pastor Ron was born in Newport News, Virginia where he pastored the Gates of Praise for seven years. After the Forresters left Virginia in 1984, they pastored several churches throughout the Southeast before accepting the pastorate at Tullahoma First. Pastor Ron has a M.A. from the Church of God Theological Seminary in Cleveland, Tennessee. Motivating members to become ministers has characterized the ministry of Pastor Ron and Margaret Ann for more than 30 years.




Joel and Melody Burrough

Pastor Joel Burrough serves as our Youth and Outreach Pastor at Tullahoma First. Pastor Joel and his wife Melody came to us from Springfield, Missouri in 2011 where they served in youth ministry. Graduates of Central Bible College, Pastor Joel and Melody have served as Missionary Assistants in Europe, and South America, have lead street evangelism ministries, and have worked with children and youth in a variety of settings. The Burrough's welcomed little Cora in July 2015!  Joel and Melody have a passion to help young people reach their full potential in Christ.