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2502 Fairmount Pike Signal Mountain, TN 37377

Office Hours

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 9:00am-3:00pm


Meet the Staff

  • Brian Cosby Senior Pastor

    A native of Signal Mountain, Brian was called to Wayside in April 2012 after serving in churches in Alabama and Georgia. He is a visiting professor at Reformed Theological Seminary, Atlanta, and an adjunct professor at Covenant College on Lookout Mountain, Georgia. He holds degrees from Samford University (B.A.), Beeson Divinity School (M.Div.), and the Australian College of Theology (Ph.D.). He is the author of over a dozen books, which can be found HERE, and regularly contributes to various magazines, journals, and blogs. Brian also serves as an assistant editor for The Gospel Coalition and the general editor for the forthcoming multi-volume Works of John Flavel (Banner of Truth Trust). He enjoys reading, backpacking, fishing, and guitar. He and his wife, Ashley, have three children and live on a small farm.
  • Charles "Chuck" BarretT ASsociate PASTOR

    Charles “Chuck” Barrett was called to Wayside in April 2015. He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, where his father was an Old Testament Professor at Bob Jones University and where Chuck also earned a B.A., M.A. in Theology, and Ph.D. in Church History. Before coming to Wayside, Chuck served as the Interim President and Professor of Theology at Geneva Reformed Seminary in Greenville and an Assistant Pastor at a local Presbyterian church there. He serves as Adjunct Professor at Belhaven University, Chattanooga. He loves reading, hiking, kayaking, and cycling. Chuck and his wife, Bridget, have two children.

  • Mary pat mitchell Administrative assistant

    Mary Pat Mitchell was born in Chattanooga and has lived here off and on for most of her life. She graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in English and has served in several churches as an administrative assistant. She is married to Danny Mitchell, who teaches at Covenant College and is the director of The Next Institute with, an international team with Mission To the World. They have two children, Claire and Ben. Mary Pat enjoys reading, music, horses, and being outside.

  • Allen Wallace  Pastoral assistant

    A retired pastor and professor, Allen serves in the areas of visitation and personal discipleship. He holds a Master of Divinity in New Testament from Temple Baptist Theological Seminary and served as a Presbyterian pastor before joining the faculty of Chattanooga State in the graphic design and art department. Allen is married to Jan and they have two children and two grandchildren. 

  • Michael Moore  Music Director

    Michael grew up in Chattanooga and in 2013 received a B.A. in Music from Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee. He has had the opportunity to serve in the music ministries of several churches and perform music all over the southeast. He loves hiking and traveling with his wife, Chelsae.


    Sherry received her BS in Elem. Ed/Sp. Ed from the Univ. of TN Martin and her J.D. from the Univ of Memphis. She practiced employment relations litigation in Atlanta where she also actively served in both the children's and women's ministries at East Cobb Presbyterian, PCA. In 1996, she, her husband, David, and their two sons moved to Signal Mountain where David had grown up. Sherry changed her practice to part-time consulting and became active in Wayside's children's and women's ministries. She and David also serve on the Board of Signal Mountain Christian School. Sherry enjoys reading, traveling and time with family and friends.

  • Brent Bowman  treasurer

    Brent was raised on Signal Mountain and graduated from McCallie in 2001. He attended FSU and UTC before entering the insurance industry. Brent is now at Financial Management Group in Hixson, TN. He is married to Amanda Bowman and they have two children. He loves to spend time outside and with his family.

  • Andrea Phelps  Web & Design

    Andrea lives on Signal Mountain but has lived in Chicago, IL, Destin, FL, Charlotte, NC and a brief stint in TX. She owns Corridor34 Design Studio, a small business design company and is married to Nathan Phelps and has two children. Andrea enjoys picking weeds, art, redecorating friend's homes, traveling & adventuring with her family and using her design skills to glorify God.

  • Michael "Hutch" Hutchinson  pastoral intern

    Michael (Hutch) Hutchinson is a native of South Carolina and a veteran of the United States Army. Formerly an Associate in Ministry in the Lutheran Church, he came to Presbyterian convictions in 2006. He and his wife, Tricia, moved to Chattanooga in 2015. He has studied at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and Trinity Theological College.

  • larry mick  Choir Director

    Larry attended Haverford College, Vanderbilt Law School, and NYU graduate school. He served active duty in the US Navy from 1967-1969, and practiced law in Chattanooga from 1971-1979. He worked in the trust department of local banks from 1979 til his retirement in 2008. Larry has been involved in Wayside's choir since 1971, and has directed on and off since 1973. He enjoys all sorts of music.

  • Fern eaves  Pianist/Organist

    Fern has been playing the organ and piano at Wayside for over 40 years! She and her husband, Farrell, both graduated from Tennessee Tech, and lived in central, east, and west Tennessee before settling on Signal Mountain 42 years ago.  Fern began playing piano at age 12, then added organ. She and Farrell have three children, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She enjoys sewing, knitting, yard care, and other outside activities.

  • Jodi Hiser  Musician

    Jodi and her husband, Matt, moved their family to this area in October of 2014. She is a homegrown Texan that has found captivating adventure in the mountains of Tennessee! Jodi began playing the piano and harp at a young age; refining her skills through college, and playing professionally after graduation. She enjoys sharing her love of the Savior through music in ministry at church, and by teaching others through her business at Jubilee Music Studio. Beyond the joy of music, Jodi loves date nights with her husband, homeschooling her six kids, writing children's stories, and hiking the Tennessee trails with her family.

  • Tim Webb  Maintenance Coordinator

    In addition to serving as Wayside's maintenance coordinator, Tim also serves as a deacon. A long-time member at Wayside, he retired from Southern Cellulose Products in 2010 to work with Habitat for Humanity and to manage a property in McLemore Cove (N. GA). When he's not serving at Wayside and spending time in Colorado, Tim enjoys being a soccer referee and hiking/backpacking.

Office Phone:  423-886-1181

Office Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday | 9:00am-3:00pm

Address: 2502 Fairmount Pike  Signal Mountain, TN 37377