Since its inception, Operation Andrew Group has been about bringing together pastors across areas of difference, not to hash out theology or praxis, but to be in relationship with one another.


What started in a room to bring people to a history event at Nissan Stadium has gone through several iterations, from hosting Pastor & Spouse Honor Banquets, gatherings, LINC Cohorts, and more.

2009 Pastors honor banquet
Pastors Gathering

Building on the meaningful relationships built by pastors, United4Pastors began by listening to the people of the city through the State of Nashville study and bringing pastors together around the data, so that we can live out the Nehemiahian moment of building our city.

Board of Directors

Kevin Hawley

Board Chair

Melissa Roe

Vice Chair

Tammy Brewer


Joe Hutts


Linda Leathers

President, ex officio

Mark Barrett

Carlina Bell Rollins

Sandy Bledsoe

Jordan Echols

Howard Gentry

Tam Gordon

Guy Griffith

Davis Mello

Wes Turner

Richard Williams

Leadership Team

Linda Leathers

Linda Leathers


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Adam Buzard

Director of United4Pastors

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Laura Varela

Director of United4Hope

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Stan Weber

Director of Donor Care

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Ginger Gaines

Director of Operations

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John Knorr

Ministry Support Specialist

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Meredith McDermott

United4Hope Program Manager

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Jenny Runyon

United4Hope Program Manager

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Marian Campos

United4Hope Program Manager

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Chris Kinney

Oak Project Program Director

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Building partnerships between churches and Metro Nashville Public Schools and the Franklin Special School District.

Working to equip, support, and connect Pastors in order to live out their calling.

Vocational mentoring that invests in the next generation of leaders.