Our Staff

Jason Browning | Senior Pastor

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Jason moved to Paducah in 2000 to become the first pastor at Friendship.  Over the past 20 years, we have experienced tremendous growth, both spiritually and numerically.  Jason and his wife, Bridget, have two grown children – JoAnna and Logan.  Their family shares a common goal to tell as many people as possible about Jesus Christ and the new life that can be experienced through knowing Him.


Shane Yancey | Students & Childrens Minister

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Shane is a graduate of Auburn University and has been working in youth ministry for over 20 years. He is a Mayfield native who has moved back to the area after spending most of his adult life in Alabama. He and his wife Meredith are passionate about telling everyone about the deep, deep love of God and how the grace of God has made an impact in their lives and marriage. They have two  boys, Nathan and Noah, who are active, energetic, and excited about life and about God.

Chad Davidson | Worship & Music Minister

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Chad began serving at Friendship in August of 2011. Chad recognizes the value of genuine Christ-centered worship and is senstitive to the way music establishes the tone during corporate worship. He believes worship should prepare the hearts of the people so they can make a life-changing decision for Christ as God’s Word is proclaimed. In addition to leading worship, Chad also leads our adult choir, children’s choir, and media ministry. Chad is married to Kim and they have two children – Reagan and Andrew. 

Pam Hawkins | Administrative Assistant

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Pam has served at Friendship as the administrative assistant since 2003. It is very apparent that her time in the office is not simply a job, but it’s a ministry. She possesses a real servant’s heart – serving the Lord by serving the body of Christ at Friendship. If you have a need, give her a call in the church office. You will find her eager to assist you.