Our Youth Pastors


Brian Johnston

Brian has twenty years’ experience in youth and children’s ministry. Before coming to Celebration Church, he spent fourteen years as a Student Minister responsible for Jr. High, Sr. High, and College ministries at a church in the Raleigh, North Carolina vicinity. Brian has prior experience as a Children, Junior High, Senior High, and College Youth Pastor. He also has degrees and corporate experience in the Advertising/Public Relations and Commercial Art/Advertising Design fields. He and his wife, Jenifer, have four children. Brian actually lived in Colonial Heights, outside of Kingsport, from 1979 to 1985 while growing up but resided in North Carolina for many years.

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Ken Thompson

Ken currently serves the 7th and 8th graders as our Middle School Director.

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