Senior Interim pastor Rick Gates

Pastor Rick can be reached at 480-695-4153 or by email at

interim pastor carole williams

Pastor Carole can be reached at 901-574-0705, or by email at

karen blue

office administrator

Karen is one of the founding members of Coolwater. After retiring from American Express, Karen has worked as Office Administrator since 2017.

In addition to working at Coolwater, Karen serves on the Church Board, is active in the church's Outreach efforts, and has served as Champion for the Foothills Hunger Walk.

Please contact Karen at 480-585-5554, or by email at if you have any questions regarding the use of our facilities or other administrative questions.

kevin glenn

director of music

Coolwater is honored to have Kevin serving as our Director of Music. Working side by side with Kevin is his wife Martha Lindsey-Glenn (vocals).

Ricky Francis (drums) and Alex Chen (guitar) are valuable members of our Praise Band. Not pictured is fellow band member Dale Lamphear (keyboard and guitar).