• Volunteer Celebration

    November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    We are so incredibly thankful for our volunteers and want to celebrate you! Mark your calendars for November 18 for the "The Tackiest Night of Fun" (AKA dress your tackiest), as we thank our awesome East Nashville team.

  • First Thursday Gathering

    December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Join us as we gather together in a space outside of our church building, we people can get connected and find community! We'll be meeting at The Hop Stop in East Nashville.

  • ToddleRock

    December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Join us for ToddleRock at COTC East Nashville! ToddleRock is a time of music, dancing, games & more. This is a wonderful time for toddlers & parents to meet up for some fun!


Matt Smallbone is an Australian who won the right to live in the USA via the green card lottery (yes, that is actually a thing). Matt met his wife, Mary, in the 11th grade, and they are the proud parents of four energetic kids: Isaac, Caleb, Jack & Eliana. They have lived in the USA since 2005. Prior to their move to Nashville, Matt and his family lived in Ormond Beach, FL, where Matt served as a pastor at Salty Church. His resumé also includes science teacher in Australia’s wild west, professional bass player with Michael W. Smith, booking agent for motivational speakers, and music director at The People’s Church. Matt enjoys Costa Rican coffee, Fender Precision basses, Thai food, cricket, and 90’s music.

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