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  • Nov5

    Couples Group

    November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Couples will have the opportunity to look at their relationship to explore, identify, and move beyond underlying patterns of conflict, unresolved problems, as well as walls of fear and defensiveness. Couples in any season of life are welcomed to join us!

  • Nov13

    Social Gathering

    November 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    If you’re looking for a way to get to know some other people at COTC East, join us for a social gathering at Pearl Diver. See you then!


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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