Student and Family Ministries

Information about Hiring a new

Student Pastor

The staff of Morris Hill Baptist Church is pleased to announce the hiring of Austin Tibbetts as the new Student and Family Minister.

Student and Family Pastor search team update.

The search team is excited to introduce Austin and Taylor Tibbetts to you, our church family. After sifting and praying through many qualified candidates each member of the search team is in 100% agreement that Austin and Taylor are the right fit for Morris Hill Baptist Church. The team presents them to you with great anticipation of what the future holds and in complete unity for Austin to be the next Student and Family Pastor at MHBC.


Austin and Taylor Tibbetts are originally from North Georgia. They met on a student worship team at Young Harris College and have been married since August 2019. Austin and Taylor are moving from just outside of Shelby, North Carolina, where Austin was completing his Masters of Divinity at Gardner-Webb University's Divinity School. Austin has worked for WinShape Camps for 7 summers, spending the past 3 years on the year-round team as the Boys Camp intern. Austin also has been a Hospital Chaplain at Atrium Health Cleveland during his time in school. Austin's greatest passions are to obediently pursue God's will and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with whomever God entrusts into his care. Austin loves anything outdoors - hiking, biking, running, and any other type of outdoor adventure. Also, you will quickly discover that Austin has loved trains ever since he was a little kid - a great fit for Chattanooga! Taylor has served as a 5th grade science teacher in Shelby, NC. Taylor is passionate about writing, reading, drumming and any opportunity she gets to be outside in God's creation. Austin and Taylor are excited to join the Morris Hill Baptist Church family!



Austin Tibbetts

Gardner Webb M-Div. Student

CPE Student Chaplain - Atrium Health Cleveland

Camper Care Intern- WinShape Camps for Boys