Erin Rhoades

Children’s Pastor

Our Children’s Pastor, Erin Rhoades, is native of Maryville. She is a graduate of William Blount High School, and went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from King University in Bristol, TN. She taught 3rd and 4th grade for 4 years before becoming a stay-at-home mom while her children were young. Erin has been a member of Sycamore Tree for 5 ½ years. She just celebrated her 1 year anniversary as the Children’s Pastor. Erin is married to her husband Bryan and has two children, Lukas and Baylee.

Erin connects easily with children, teaching them about Jesus in a way that is relatable to them. She is passionate about partnering with parents to lead the next generation toward a life-long relationship with God. Each Sunday, Erin and her volunteers strive to share God’s Word in fun, interactive, and relatable ways to equip our children to show God’s love to others in their daily lives.

  • Favorite Food


  • Favorite Vacation

    Sanibel Island, FL: I can walk the beach for hours, searching for beautiful shells.

  • Favorite Movies

    Elf, Remember the Titans, Along Came Polly, Karate Kid, The Sandlot… the list goes on!

  • Favorite Book in the Bible


  • Favorite Verse

    “Trust in the Lord with all your heart.  Do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your path.” Proverbs 3:5-6