Michael and his wife Kate, and son John Michael, come to us from Kingston, TN where they served as the Youth Minister for the Kingston Church of Christ for almost 7 years.
Michael and Kate were married in 2012 and welcomed their first child, John Michael, in June of 2017. The Rector family loves living in Shelbyville and working with their new church family. Michael enjoys sports, boating, coaching, video gaming, watching movies, reading, and taking on minor home improvement and building projects. Nothing excites him more though, than seeing young people give their lives to Christ and grow in their faith. Both Michael and Kate enjoy spending time with all the teens at Fairlane and are continually striving to be more like Jesus every day.
Prior to their work with Fairlane and Kingston, Michael graduated from Lipscomb University in 2010 and worked with many churches during his time there as an intern including: Campus View Church of Christ in Athens, GA; College Hills Church of Christ in Lebanon, TN; Madison Church of Christ in Madison, TN; and Cedar Lane Church of Christ in Tullahoma, TN. Kate graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 2011 and once in Kingston, worked in the Social Work field with Head Start. Kate is currently working with Head Start of Bedford County at the Harris Head Start location.
Fairlane is excited to have Michael and Kate serving with them in the Shelbyville area and they look forward to watching John Michael grow. If you don’t have a church family, Michael would like to extend the invitation for you to come and join he and his family at Fairlane. Look for him, sit with them, and get to know a group of welcoming, friendly, and loving people who call Fairlane home.