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Jeff Williamson

Associate Pastor / Youth and Administration

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Jeff has been on staff at UABC for 25 years. Jeff is passionate about sharing the truth of the gospel with today’s generation and helping them know they have a true friend in Jesus Christ. Jeff and his wife, Mary, have been married 20 years and have three children, Grant, Sara & Allan.  Jeff loves Titan’s football and outdoor activities.

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Christi Shaffer

Children's Director

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Leaving the classroom behind, Christi Shaeffer joined our staff in July of 2015, as the Director of Children’s Ministries. A native Memphian, Christi is a graduate of Bolton High School and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Memphis. Christi has over 10 years experience working with children, and has a passion for seeing each one come to know Jesus as Lord in a real and personal way.  In her free time she can be found spoiling her nephews, at a Grizzlies game, or sleeping.

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Kyle Pruzina

Director of Worship Arts

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Kyle Pruzina is the Director of Worship Arts at Union Avenue Baptist Church. He is a graduate of Visible Music College where he earned a Bachelor of Music Ministry degree with an emphasis in songwriting. Kyle is from Port Washington, Wisconsin and has enjoyed leading worship from a young age under the guidance of his father, who was for much of Kyle's life a pastor and worship leader. He began feeling a call to music ministry from around age fourteen and has been playing guitar and writing music since, having studied in the music program at Moody Bible Institute prior to his studies at Visible. Kyle enjoys distance running, rocky road ice cream, and playing with his band The Passport when has a spare moment from his studies. Moreover, he also enjoys spending time with his new bride, Marci!

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Don Bennett

Minister of Senior Adults

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Don has been on staff at Union Avenue since 1986 as Minister of Music or Minister of Senior Adults.  He has been a member of the CenturyMen since 1971.  He is an avid follower of his alma mater Baylor University.  He has two adult daughters, Elisa and Jennifer, who are both teachers.  He is also very proud of his granddaughter, Nataly. Don lost his wife, Lou Ann, to cancer in February, 2014 after 47 years of marriage.