Staff & leadership

  • REV. Eric Carroll

    senior PASTOR

    Eric, aka – Pastor E, is a man committed to living for Jesus and loving others as a testimony of his faith and love for Jesus.  Eric is a business man and a pastor at heart.  Most recently, Eric served as the Pastor of Discipleship and Culture at Second Branch Baptist Church.  Prior to that, Eric served as founder and Senior Pastor at The Ascension Church RVA. Pastor E loves to play golf, hang out with family, and most of all, tell people about Jesus.  Eric and Jill have been married for 11 years and together they have 3 adult children, Alexa, Nico and Alexandra.  Pastor E is prepared and excited to lead Tomahawk into this new season of life.  Let’s do life together!

  • Rev. Dennis green

    executive pastor

    Pastor Dennis is married to the amazing Brenda (39+ years and counting) and considers himself to be very fortunate to have both adult children living very close by with their families, enjoying the weekly interaction and blessings the entire family brings but especially his grand-kids. He is bi-vocational, also owning and operating an automotive repair shop in town. Pastor Dennis loves to play golf and most recently picked up pickle-ball, and enjoys doing ministry alongside Pastor E! He has been trained and educated in the church revitalization field and enjoys helping churches and pastors get unstuck. He graduated from John Leland Institute for Theological Studies.

  • marla joseph

    Worship director

    Marla Joseph is a lover of all things music and has been since childhood. She has served several churches over the years in the capacity of Worship Leader and she feels joy to be able to pursue that passion with others while chasing after Jesus!  Her goal is to continue to help grow our Music and Media Ministry (young and more seasoned individuals) to be a blessing to all!

  • mindy day

    children's director

    Mindy graduated from James Madison University with a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, and has been working as a Head Start teacher for 12 years. Her favorite things to do are to spend time with her baby girl, McKenna, sing and listen to music, and go to the beach. She looks forward to helping connect children into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ through fun learning experiences and building relationships with the children and families of TBC.


    Church administrator

    Karen Cook has a wealth of experience in marketing, graphic design, E-commerce and web content management, in addition to event planning and providing leadership for office and administrative management. She has attended University of Richmond and has further received training as a Certified Webmaster and also attended George Mason University. Karen has great people skills and the warmth of ministry relationships having served on staff at the Chester Presbyterian Church and Hatcher Baptist Church.