We are excited to announce that Terri Ward has been named as the Interim Director of our Youth Choir and will begin her ministry with us on Sunday, December 6th. Terri is an Upper School Administrator at the Webb School of Knoxville. Prior to administrative duties, she was the Upper School Choral Director and Fine Arts Department Chair at Webb, teacher at Gibbs Middle School, Anderson County High School, and began her teaching career at Lakeside High School in Decatur, Georgia. Terri served as Assistant Director of the FUMC Youth Choir for more than ten years prior to 2009 and has served as a choir tour chaperone for more than 20 years.
Currently a member of Church St. United Methodist Church in Knoxville, she enjoys singing in the Parish Adult Choir. She has appeared in several shows locally and regionally including The Sound of Music, Shenandoah, Hello, Dolly, Gypsy, The King and I, Nunsense and All My Sons. Terri is the wife of Tim Ward, Director of Music at Church Street United Methodist Church, and mom to Alex and Max. Please offer Terri a warm welcome as she returns to ministry at First Church!