MEET THE TEAM

mEET THE PASTOR'S & STAFF

Shane Nivens

Lead Pastor
shane@thewellcog.org
Pastor Shane and Erin Nivens serve The Well as our Lead Pastors. Pastor Shane came to The Well in November of 2022. They have 3 wonderful children; Cade, Hudson, and Emory. Pastor Shane is an Ordained Bishop with the Church of God Cleveland,TN, and is a graduate of Lee University. The Nivens have served in the role of Lead Pastor for the last 10 years. Before that, they had served as Youth Pastors, and have also done work with Worship Ministry. Pastor Shane is a powerful and dynamic preacher and teacher of the Word of God. He and our First Lady, Sister Erin, have a heart for the local church, as well as outreach ministry and seeing souls won for the Kingdom of God.

Spencer White

Worship Pastor
spencer@thewellcog.org
Pastor Spencer and Nicole serve as the Worship Pastors at The Well. Pastor Spencer came to serve at The Well in March of 2016, where he met his bride Nicole, and their children Gabriel and Elora. Their youngest son Caleb came along in 2020. Pastor Spencer and Niki seek to lead our church family to glorify God in spirit and in truth, through the worship they bring each week. Pastor Spencer is an Ordained Minister with the Church of God Cleveland,TN. He also heads up our Dream Team ministry, as well as manages the church Website and App. Pastor Spencer also, serves on the board of directors for the CB Outreach Ministry, to serve the people of Giles county.

Dalton Pelfrey

Youth Pastor
dalton@thewellcog.org
Pastor Dalton and Brooke have been a part of The Well for several years, and have been the Youth Pastors for our Anchor Student Ministries since January of 2020. Pastor Dalton is credentialed  with the Church of God Cleveland,TN as an Exhorter. Our youth are important to us, and Pastor Dalton and Brooke are intentional with every one of their students. Your teens will love this amazing couple and the Anchor Student Ministries family. Pastor Dalton and Brooke also work closely with Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Giles county.

Cara Braden

Childrens Pastor
cara@thewellcog.org
Pastor Cara and Chad are our amazing Children's Pastors. They began working with the children's ministry in 2007, and in August of 2012, they became the Children's Pastors at The Well. Their daughters, Halle and Gracie, also volunteer along side their parents in K-Town. Chad is a Giles County Sheriff's Investigator, and serves as the head of our Security Team here at The Well. Pastor Cara is an Ordained Minister with the Church of God Cleveland,TN. Together they work hard to get your kids engaged and to help them grow in their faith through interactive worship, games, and other biblically educational activities. Pastor Cara also works as our church clerk.

Debbie Stanfield

Nursery Director
Having a nursery available is a top priority for us here at The Well.
Debbie Stanfield serves faithfully as our Nursery Director.
Mrs. Debbie is here every service to take care our babies,
and she is loved by all the children she watches over.
 She also has a team of volunteers who help her with serving in the nursery. Having people who will love and serve all of our children is highly important to everyone here.

Tomi Henderson

Church Administrator
tomi@thewellcog.org
Tomi and Robby Henderson have been members of The Well, since 2018. Robby has served on the Pastor's Council since 2019. Tomi joined our office staff in May of 2022, as our Church Administrator. She helps keep all the details straight. From keeping our Church Calendar, and making sure important dates don't slip past us; to keeping us in the know with what's happening in our community, and the list goes on. Tomi has a wonderful heart to see the ministries of The Well thrive, which makes her the perfect person for the job. We are thankful to have her on board with us in the office here at The Well.