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James Todd Chancey - Pastor
James Todd Chancey

First UMC Alcoa - Alcoa, TN

Smoky Mountain District

617 Gilbert St
Alcoa, TN 37701-2373
Office Phone: (865) 982-5551

Rev. Todd Chancey offers twenty five plus years of experience as a full time church staff member. Todd received his Certification as a United Methodist Church Business Administrator in 1990 after completing his studies at the National Institute of Church Business and Finance, Candler School of Theology, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2007 Todd earned his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Organizational Management at Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Georgia and completed the Course of Study in 2011. He was received into the Holston Conference as an Associate Member in 2012. He completed the Advance Course of study at Emory University, Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, GA in 2014 and was received as a Provisional Elder in the Holston Annual Conference. In June of 2015. He was Ordained an Elder in full connection in 2018. He is currently employed as the Sr. Pastor at Alcoa First United Methodist Church in Alcoa, TN. Todd presently serves on the Conference Counsel on Finance and Administration, he is a member of the Course of Study Board of Managers for the ALPS-METH extension School. He provides leadership to the Conference, District and Local Church. Todd served as Pastor at Kingston UMC in Kingston, TN for seven years, Apison UMC in Apison, TN for eight years and he also spent eight years employed at Roswell United Methodist Church in Roswell, Georgia as the Church Business Administrator, while there he managed a $6 million dollar per year budget and personnel management of 125 plus staff members. Todd served for three years as the Church Business Administrator at Broad Street United Methodist Church in Cleveland, Tennessee and six years as Church Business Administrator at First United Methodist Church in Pompano Beach, Florida. Todd has also served as an officer to the South Eastern Jurisdictional Association of United Methodist Church Business Administrators. He developed a comprehensive study on personalities and salary administration that is included in his book Heavenly Helpers! Guide to Church Employment Administration. Todd was featured in Church Business Magazine in the April 1997 issue. He has also lead workshops for the National Association of Church Business and Finance, many churches and church leaders through out the southeast seek Todd out for his knowledge of church administration and personnel management issues. Todd has served as an adjunct instructor at the National Institute on Church Finance and Administration, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Todd and his wife Liz Chancey have co-authored the book: God in the Midst of Thorns; a Journey of Hope, Strength, Faith, and Justice - inspired by a true story and pened under the pen names: Christopher and Hilda Talley. The book will be published in late summer 2019 through Westbow Press. Todd has also consulted with many church and non-profit organizations mainly in the areas of organization, personnel management and finance. Todd enjoys helping others and is available for communications and/or consulting. He may be reached at: Rev. Todd Chancey 850 Hamilton Street Alcoa, TN 37701 [email protected] 423-290-3999 Cell and Text