Chris Jessen is the Lead Pastor of Two Rivers Church in Chattanooga. Before planting 2RC Chattanooga, Chris was the Pastor of Students at Two Rivers Church Knoxville for seven years.
Chris grew up in Knoxville, TN and attended the University of Tennessee to study business and English. After an internship with a student ministry in Knoxville, Chris attended Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he received his Master’s of Divinity in 2006.
Chris has been married to Katie since 2006 and they have four awesome kids: Oliver, Joshua, Samuel, and Claire.
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Family and Teaching Pastor
Jon Teague is the Family and Teaching Pastor at Two Rivers Chattanooga. Before joining the team at 2RC Chattanooga, Jon was on staff at Two Rivers Church Knoxville for ten years. During those ten years, Jon served in many roles including middle school pastor, worship/creative pastor, high school pastor, and family pastor.
Jon is a native of Chattanooga with degrees from Middle Tennessee State University and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He’s been married to Katie since 2002 and they have three daughters: Annie, Hope, and Norah.
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Worship Arts Director
Brantley Robinson is the Worship Arts Director at Two Rivers Church. Before coming to 2RC Chattanooga, Brantley was the Tech Director and a Worship Leader at Two Rivers Church Knoxville. Along with serving as the Worship Arts Director, you can find Brantley working at Guitar Center in Chattanooga.
Brantley has been married to Emily for almost five years and they live in Ooltewah.
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Student Ministry Director
Wensly Destinè is the Student Ministry Director at Two Rivers Church. Before coming to 2RC, Wensly was on Student Staff with Young Life at McCallie/GPS High Schools. He is a senior at UTC studying Public Administration Non-Profit Management. Along with serving as the Student Ministry Director, you can find Wensly playing basketball or hanging out with his cat Winston.
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Office Administrator/ Communications
Megan Destiné is the office administrator. Megan came from Cookeville,TN to Chattanooga to study Public Administration and Nonprofit Management at UTC. She graduated in 2016 and has decided to stick around. Along with working at the office, Megan volunteers with 2RC Student Ministry as a leader for high school girls.
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Kid's Ministry Director
Emily works as the Kids Director. She hails from Athens, TN and moved to Ooltewah in 2013 to help plant 2RC. She holds a B.S. in Elementary Education and a M.A. in Christian Studies, both from Bryan College. She is married to Kyle and mom to Ellison Joy. They host a young married small group. Emily loves kids and has a passion seeing them know and love Jesus. She loves all things Rocky Top, running, diy, writing, brunch, and beating Kyle at bench pressing.