Clergy & Staff
The Rev. Chad Jones, Rector
Father Chad Jones began as Priest-in-Charge at The Church of the Resurrection in February of 2016. Together, he and the parish have embraced a calling to nurture, heal and grow small congregations — beginning with Resurrection. He happily accepted a call to serve as Rector in 2019 and also holds a place on the diocesan staff as bishop’s Canon for Congregational Development. He is also an honorary canon of Christ Church Cathedral in New Orleans and makes a mean pot of gumbo. Chad is married to Kim and they have three children: Patrick, Andrew and Lily.
The Rev. Suzie Johnston, Deacon
Suzie Johnston attended Rhodes College, Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology, Virginia Theological Seminary, and LSU. She was an information specialist and Library Director of the Poynter Legislative Research Library at the Louisiana State House, retiring in 2011. Formerly a Deacon from the Diocese of Louisiana, she served at Grace Church in St. Francisville and worked in the state prison system as the sponsor for female inmates serving life sentences. Currently she is involved in ministries for recovering addicts, homeless individuals, and single parents. She is married to George Silbernagel and has two grown sons, Grant Nathan and John.
Elizabeth Nash, Director of Children’s and Family Ministries
Elizabeth Nash joins the Resurrection Staff as the Director of Children’s and Family Ministry. She will also assist in revamping our accounting procedures in order to bring all financial operations in house.
George Baldwin, Director of Youth Ministries
George Baldwin is excited to return to a ministry position at Church of the Resurrection. Much of his life has been dedicated to serving churches in music and youth ministry. For 30 years he worked in Christian Music Publishing for companies like Sparrow and Maranatha Music and more recently as the Music Business Chair at Visible Music College in Memphis. Since 2017, he has served as an adjunct professor at Columbia State Community College, loving the role of guiding and mentoring young people.
As a bus driver, he has a vast knowledge of every back road in Williamson County. He is currently working hard on achieving a lifelong dream of obtaining a private pilot’s license. George and his wife Kim have taught our Youth Sunday School classes for the past two years, happily getting to know the awesome families at our church. His son Carter is a youth pastor in Madison, Wisconsin and dad to George’s favorite kids in the world – grandsons Jude and Sam, and granddaughter Cece who all call him “Grandpa G.” George originally hails from West Palm Beach, Florida, and he and Kim currently live in Spring Hill.
Dr. Hildegard Cox, Organist and Choir Director
Dr. Hildegard Holland Cox has served as organist and choir master at Resurrection since 2008. Along with her husband, noted trumpeter Allan Cox, she has toured, recorded and performed widely throughout Europe, Asia, South America and the U.S. Dr. Cox’s devotion to the Anglican choral tradition is demonstrated by her long tenure as an Episcopal musician across the country and her devoted ministry at the Church of the Resurrection.
Scott is a cradle Episcopalian who loves his church. He was born in Arkansas and moved to Missouri and Florida before attending Vanderbilt University as a EE/BME major. His engineering career has taken him to DC and KC before coming back to Tennessee in 1998. He has worked at Smith Seckman Reid, Inc since 1998 and is currently a Client Relations Manager for the Healthcare Division. He has been on the vestry of Resurrection twice before now and appreciates the opportunity to serve. He looks forward to working with the current vestry and staff as we hopefully come out of a pandemic and continue our business of growing the church. He is married to Ann and is the father of Emily and Elliot.
Jackie Lane, Junior Warden
My name is Jackie Lane. I have been a member of the Church of the Resurrection for 21 years, and I attend the 8:00 am service. My current areas of service are Lay Eucharistic Minister (LEM), Altar Guild, and Breakfast Team. I have enjoyed the Rector’s Wednesday evening Dinner and Bible study since it started. I have served on the Vestry at Resurrection 3 times, and have served as Jr. Warden, Outreach Coordinator, and as a member of the Stewardship Committee. My vision for the Church of the Resurrection is to grow as a place of worship and fellowship for our community.