our team

Get to know our Pastoral and Ministry team...

Randy & Dawn Cowart

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Having been raised as a Pastor's son, Randy Cowart knew from a young age the calling on his life to preach the Gospel and Pastor God's people. He has been preaching since 1987 and pastoring since 1996. Randy and Dawn were married in 1993 and have three children, Kaylee, Clay & Chloe. 

Pastor Randy has a unique blend of dynamic preaching and engaging teaching that is relevant to anyone regardless of their situation.

Pastor Randy loves the Saint Louis Cardinals, German chocolate cake, riding motorcycles and he was a rad break dancer in his High School years!

Michael & Jamie Simmons

Associate PAstors


Kaylee walker

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Kaylee leads our congregation in worship. She also oversees the daily operations of the church. She enjoys working with church leaders and volunteers to ensure all ministries run smoothly. Kaylee started at City Church in 2014 as our office assistant. She has the natural ability to bring joy and laughter to whatever room she enters.

Kaylee and her husband Jordan have two sons, Judah and Luca. And a black lab named Jaxon. She has a passion for music ministry, traveling, graphic design, cooking, and reading.

Norma butler

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Norma is a native of Memphis, TN. She is married to Robert Butler, is a Mother of four children and Grandmother to four. Norma has a Bachelor's in Elementary Education (Texas College, Tyler, TX) She retired from Memphis City School, member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. 

Norma’s favorite pass time is dancing…even to commercials on TV.

Tish Perkins

Children's Director

Tish was born in Opelika, Al but grew up everywhere as a military child. She obtained Associate degree in Early Childhood Development from Southern Union Community College. She has worked with children for 17+ years. With 10+ years at Auburn

United Methodist Church as a lead teacher with the preschool program as well as the Children's Day Out program. In 2015, she switched working worlds and became interested in the dental field. After completing a dental assistant program and shadowing different fields of the dental world, she developed a new love for dentistry. In 2016, Tish combined her current love for children and her new love for dentistry and began working at Liles Pediatric Dentistry. In 2019, she was fortunate enough to attend UAB where she completed the registered dental hygienist program!

She has been happily married to Dentry Perkins since 2017. They have 3 daughters Ansley, Ajayla, and Kendal.

Tish's favorite past time outside of children's ministry and working as a dental assistant is that she loves to travel (especially to the beach) and attend sporting events.

Tish's mission is to teach and show children how to love God with their heart, soul, mind, and strength in a fun way! We are very excited about what God is doing at City Church in our children!