Rev. Mark Hicks

Name: Rev. Mark Hicks, Associate Pastor

About me:  I am married to Heather, and we have three sons.  I have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Carson Newman College, a Masters in Divinity from Southern Seminary, and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Tennessee.

I have been a pastor in the Methodist church since 1999.  I came to SSUMC in July of 2010.  My greatest motivation in ministry is to keep learning, growing and developing as God’s creation and then share what I am learning.

What I like to do for fun and relaxation:  I am a big UT Football fan.

Favorite food: Spaghetti

Favorite music: Classic Rock

Favorite vacation spot: the Beach

Biblical character I most identify with: David

Favorite Bible verse: Romans 8:1 “There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”

What I like best about State Street UMC: I truly believe we have something for everyone!