Our Team

Staff

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Brian Mayfield

Lead Pastor/Elder

A native of Tennessee, Brian grew up in Texas, where he started in ministry, graduated from Dallas Baptist University & Southwestern Seminary, and met his wife Morgan. After spending 10 years in ministry in Wichita, KS, where both their children (Libby & Nathan) were born, the Mayfields felt the Lord calling them to move to Madison in March 2009. As Lead Pastor for almost 6 years now, Brian is visibly passionate about preaching the Word of God, raising up & equipping leaders, and reaching our city and the nations with the Gospel. When he’s not reading 3 books at one time, Brian loves spending time with his family, on the beach and on the baseball field.

 
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Chad Cronin

Discipleship Pastor

Chad has been serving at The Brook since 2010. He graduated from The Moody Bible Institute with a BS in Biblical Studies. Chad is passionate about leading others to a place of authenticity - with God and with each other. This is most evident in how he leads, trains, equips, and serves alongside our Missional Community leaders. Chad is truly a disciple-making disciple! He is married to his high school sweetheart, Jessica. They have two children, Darci and Dawson. Chad grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, but loves life in Huntsville.

 
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Chip Woosley

Youth Pastor

Chip has led our Student Ministry here at The Brook since 2012. He has been married to the love of his life, Kelly, for six years and they have two little boys. He has been serving in Student Ministry for over six years. His desire is to not only see students encounter Christ and come to put their faith and hope in Jesus, but also help raise up missionaries that advance God’s Kingdom in every aspect of life. Chip also loves serving and walking alongside the parents of teenagers. He is excited that he gets to help shape the next generation here in the Huntsville/Madison area where he grew up and looks forward to seeing how God uses The Brook to do this!

 
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Sara Couch

Preschool & Children's Minister

As Preschool and Children's Minister, Sara leads with a passion for equipping leaders as they invest in the children and families of The Brook and partnering with parents as they disciple their children. She and her family began attending The Brook in 2009, and she joined the staff in 2011. Her husband, Matt, is a design engineer at ADTRAN, and they have two daughters. Sara has a degree in Music Therapy and worked in various rehabilitation and educational settings before moving to Madison. She enjoys crime dramas, making music, and drinking coffee. If you can’t find Sara, there’s a good possibility she’s hanging out at the Botanical Gardens.

 
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Sue Ann McCoy

Missions Minister

Before officially coming on staff in 2014, Sue Ann has served and led our mission efforts at The Brook for several years. With a contagious heart for Christ, Sue Ann is a driving force in our church family staying on mission both in our community and around the world. A native of Indiana, Sue Ann and her husband, Lawton, have 4 amazing kids. Receiving her degree in Spanish & Sociology from UAH, Sue Ann is fluent in Spanish. She loves cooking, traveling, and enjoying the beach.

 
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Lee Deutschendorf

Worship Minister

Lee was born and raised in Huntsville, making the move to Madison in 2011. He has led worship locally for over 14 years, at churches, camps, and retreats. He and his wife, Britney, joined The Brook in the fall of 2014, and Lee came on staff as Worship Leader in the spring of 2016. He has two beautiful daughters, Carson and Logan, who are sure to cause him trouble when they reach dating age. Lee loves to read, and one of his lifelong goals is to read 52 books each year. He is also an avid runner, with a grand total of two 5k races to his credit. He enjoys taking trips with his family, especially to Orange Beach, Turner Field, and the Tennessee Aquarium.

 
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Nancy Smith

Office Manager

A member of The Brook since 2000, Nancy came on board in 2011 as Office Manager. With a servant’s heart, Nancy leads our communication efforts, keeps us administratively in order, and serves and assists our staff in countless ways. Nancy has also served on our Worship Team for several years. She and her husband, David, have a daughter & son-in-law who live in the Atlanta area and a son at Mississippi State. They enjoy ballroom dancing and relaxing on the beach together, where Nancy hopes to one day retire.

 
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Kristie Cranmer

Financial Secretary

Kristie’s connection to The Brook began in 2008, by joining a Bible Study through her friend, Cheryl Adkins. Over the next 2 years she met some very wonderful ladies, most of whom attended The Brook, playing a large part in leading her to the Lord, showing her the steps to confessing her faith, and leading her to baptism in 2010. Kristie joined The Brook Staff as Financial Secretary the following year. She owns and operates her own tax and bookkeeping company, as well as volunteering at The Brook on The Connection Team and the Preschool Faith Builders Team. Kristie and her husband, Dave, have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. She enjoys family time and whatever that may bring, and has a heart for serving and helping people in need.

 

Elders

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Pat Sullivan

A native of Kentucky, Pat and his wife, Suzanne, spent 28 years serving our nation in the US Army. Pat & Suzanne – along with their 2 sons – settled in Huntsville upon retiring. As a member of The Brook since 2010, Pat not only serves as an Elder, but also a Missional Community Leader & Coach. With a passion for serving Christ in the community, Pat is on several voluntary boards & committees. Currently employed by ProModel Corporation, in his spare time Pat enjoys coaching triathletes, running, boating, and spending time with family.

 
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Chase Comeaux

Chase was born and raised in Southwest Louisiana. He and his wife Rebekah were married in 2010 and have one daughter, Izabella. Chase is a LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) expert, and is currently helping to build a new production team at Survtech Solutions. After being at The Brook for several years, Chase feels very honored to have been given leadership rolls here as both an Elder and Missional Community Coach. He finds great joy in serving our church body. Chase enjoys spending time with his family, his friends, and anyone else that he can influence for the Kingdom of God. He also likes “boards, bikes, or anything I might hurt myself on.” He has recently started dabbling with planted fish tanks, and he loves studying theology.

 
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John Wood

John was born and raised in the state of Washington. He and his wife, Irene, along with their two daughters (Kathryn and Elizabeth), lived in Snohomish, WA until 2008, when John accepted a job promotion and moved to Huntsville. John & Irene have been members of the Brook since 2009. John not only serves The Brook as an Elder, but also as a Missional Community leader and Sound Team technician. Always looking for ways to share Christ in the community, John also serves at several non-profits throughout the year. Employed by the Boeing Company since 1984, during his spare time John enjoys shooting, photography, and spending time with family.

 
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