(423) 282-3262
4005 Bristol Highway
Johnson City, TN  37601

Meet The Team

Rich Murray 
Lead Pastor
Rich is a native of Johnson City. He began his ministry at Mountain View in 2004, where he served 8 years as the Youth Pastor. He has been the senior pastor since August, 2012.  He holds a Masters in Christian Studies from Union University.  He also has a B.S. degree in Construction Engineering Technology from East Tennessee State University and a M.S. in education from Arkansas State University.  In addition to pastoring Mountain View, Rich is a construction teacher at Science Hill High School.  He has been married to the beautiful Penny Fellers Murray for 31 years and they have 3 children. His son Josh and wife Meme live in Gray, TN and have one son, Ollie.  His daughter Natalie and her husband Brett live in Georgetown, KY. His youngest son, Noah, still lives at home and attends Greeneville Middle School.
Keith Malone
Rick Huber
Associate Pastor of Discipleship & Outreach
Associate Pastor of Family Ministries
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Jacob Newman
Josh Edens
Youth Pastor
Children's Pastor
Jacob Newman has been at MVBC as our Youth Pastor since 2018. He and his wife Sarah have two daughters Isabelle and Addi Mae. Jacob is a graduate of Fruitland Baptist Bible College and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Sarah have a passion for reaching students with the gospel and sending them out to share the love of Christ.
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Kelly Davenport
Melissa Lombardo
Elena Villalba
Music Director
Daycare Director
Administrative Assistant
  Kelly (Sams) Davenport is a lifetime member of Mountain View Baptist Church and recently earned her Education Specialist degree from Union College. She is in her tenth year of teaching choir at David Crockett High School. She gladly welcomes anyone to participate in the MVBC music or audio visual ministries! 

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Melissa Lombardo came to Mountain View in 2019 after serving as  director of another local child care center. Melissa is a graduate of Liberty University with a B.A. in Early Childhood Education up to 8th grade. Melissa is married to Army Veteran, Tom Lombardo. Together they have 3 children, and 3 grandchildren!

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  Elena came to Mountain View in May of 2019. She currently lives in Elizabethton, TN  with her two "fur babies" Tonka & Luna. She is a member of Poplar Ridge Christian Church in Piney Flats, TN. She previously attended Johnson University - Knoxville, but plans to continue her education at Northeast State Community College in 2020. 

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