4910 Main Street, Spring Hill, TN 37174

We have a full KidCity program (Infants – 5th Grade)


  • KidCity Super Summer

    June 6 - July 25

    Join us for the best summer ever! We are putting on several events throughout the summer to get our COTC families together in community and have fun. Have your children invite some friends!

  • Women’s Event

    August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Ladies of COTC - join us on August 11 for a great night of worship and teaching with Rebekah Lyons. Rebekah will be discussing her book, "You Are Free." We encourage you to read the book over the summer as we prepare for this event. This event is only $5/person, with childcare provided at $3/child.

  • Global Leadership Summit

    August 10 - August 11

    We are thrilled to be live streaming the Global Leadership Summit again this year at COTC Franklin. This life changing event includes incredible content, engaging speakers, and practical next steps. With a powerful team of speakers this year, you will not want to miss it!

  • Jesus & Women Learning Community

    August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join us for a 7-week Biblical journey into the heart of God for women. We will read these stories anew with Middle Eastern eyes to understand much deeper the love of Jesus for women in the first century and now.

  • Real Life Marriage Event

    August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    During this 2 week event on August 17 & 24, we'll be exploring our way of sorting out and interpreting experiences, how our individual temperaments can impact our marriage, learn basic principles which can help married couples achieve unity, while learning practical & biblical ways to improve commun


Derek was born and raised near Grand Rapids, Michigan. Growing up, Derek attended Daybreak Church – where he eventually became the director of Middle School Ministry. After graduating from Grand Valley State University, Derek moved to Las Vegas, where he served as youth pastor – and then campus pastor – at Central Christian Church. Most recently, Derek and his family served at Kensington Church in Detroit.
After hearing about the mission and vision of Church of the City, Derek and his family felt a call to the Spring Hill community, and he joined our staff in July 2016. He is looking forward to creating a sense of family and community while bringing the kingdom of God to Spring Hill and beyond.
Derek and his high school sweetheart, Courtney, have been married for 12 years. They have 3 kids: Ava Grace, Bellamy and Hudson. There is no shortage of personality or laughter in their family.