Covenant Fellowship Church of the Nazarene in Mt. Juliet will welcome a new lead pastor Sunday.
The Rev. Larry Russell “Russ” Fairbanks is set to be introduced as the new pastor at the beginning of the 11:40 a.m. worship service and will also preach the morning sermon.
Fairbanks has a BA in Business Administration and a MA in Ministry, both from Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
He has also earned a degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary.
Fairbanks has served churches of the Nazarene in Marrysville, Ohio; Lima, Ohio; Mt. Sterling, Ohio; Knoxville; and Ooltewah.
Fairbanks and wife Kelley have two sons, Noah and London. Kelley is a nurse and is currently working on a degree as a nurse practitioner.
They said they are excited to begin ministry in Mt. Juliet and the surrounding areas.
Covenant Fellowship Church of the Nazarene is located at 101 Faulkner Lane in Mt. Juliet. For more information call 615-758-7011.