Matt and Wendy Phelan have been involved in the ministry of Horton Haven since 1976. They worked as volunteers for several years and became part of the resident staff of Horton Haven in 1995. Matt serves as Executive Director and Wendy serves as Guest Services Coordinator. Their oldest son Justin and his wife Claire live in Culleoka,TN, with their 2 children Della and John. They will, Lord willing, add a third child to their family this year via adoption. Their daughter Holly and her husband Darin live in Greenwich, CT, with their daughter Willow. And their youngest son Nathan and his wife Gisel live in Dubuque, IA with their daughters Mia and Evie. The Phelan’s are in fellowship at the Nashville Gospel Chapel.
Kevin and Christy have been serving full time at Horton Haven since 1993. They have been involved in the ministry at HHCC since they were 15 years old, serving in various capacities, such as high school and college staff. Seeing lives changed for eternity is their focus as they serve together. They have three children; Katy, Cari, and John David.
Doug and Paula Lindley and their two children, Charlie and Andie Jo, joined the resident staff in August 2012. The Lindley’s were in fellowship for 17 years at North Ridge Bible Chapel in Raleigh, NC. Camp life is not new to Doug and Paula as they have volunteered for many years at Mountain Top Youth Camp and New Life Camp in NC. Doug serves at Horton Haven as Facilities Director and Paula as the Registrar.
Dave and Teresa King have been working with children in the public schools, private schools and summer camps for over 50 years. They have served at Horton Haven and in Alaska, Minnesota, Missouri, Virginia and Washington. Using his friend Homer, Dave presents the message of faith and spiritual growth in the Lord Jesus Christ. The children enjoy Homer, illusions, Biblical lessons. Dave serves as an elder at Christian Believers of Donelson. Dave and his wife Teresa have taught our Staff Training for many years here at HHCC. They have two children and five grandchildren.
Kevin serves as Camp Director, he and his wife Christy have been working full time with Horton Haven since 1993. Kevin has been involved with the camp since it opened in 1975. He and Christy met at Horton Haven while on high school staff and served together every summer during college. They have 3 children Katy, Cari, and John David.