Joel Jackson

Youth Pastor

Joel has served as Youth Pastor at Sycamore Tree UMC since April 2015. He is married to his amazing wife, Ashley, and they have one awesome son, Caedon. Joel attended Trevecca Nazarene University where he majored in Religion with an emphasis in Youth Ministry. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Growth and Learning from Tusculum College, and a Master of Arts and Education Specialist degrees from Tennessee Tech. In addition to serving as Youth Pastor, Joel is also a 3rd grade teacher at Montvale Elementary School.

Joel felt and accepted his call to youth ministry in the summer of 1996. Since then, he’s worked in youth ministry for 14 years, 12 of those as a youth pastor.

  • Favorite Food


  • Favorite Vacation

    Family Disney vacations

  • Favorite Movies

    Star Wars, Avengers

  • Favorite Book in the Bible


  • Favorite Verse

    Philippians 4:13 “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”