Spreading God’s Word

FOR 150+ years

Our Staff Team

The staff and leadership here at Central is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at: office@spartacoc.com

James Farris – Preaching Minister

   More information to come soon!  

Patrick Lankford – Worship & Interim Youth Minister

Patrick Lankford is our interim youth minister for Central as well as our song leader. Patrick has a B.S. in both Elementary Education and Youth and Family Ministry from Freed-Hardeman University. His wife Mary has a B.S. in Special Education and Child and Family Studies. They live in Cookeville, TN, have a daughter, and have served at Central since 2015.

Janice Bradley – Office Administrator

Janice has dutifully served as office administrator for the members of Central Church of Christ since 2002. Her primary responsibilities include opening the office, managing communications, day-to-day bookkeeping, and organizing the weekly bulletin.  When she’s not involved in church life, she enjoys investing time in her animals on the farm. 



Gathering Times

Life Care 8:00 a.m. 
Classes 9:00 a.m. 
Worship 10:00 a.m. 
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. 
Primetime 10:30 a.m. 
Devo & Classes 6:30 p.m.