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A Little Bit About Us​

Jacob & Melissa Stock

Jacob and Melissa moved from Texas to Tennessee in 2004.  Jacob is an educator by trade, has a masters degree from Southwestern Seminary, and has a love for God's creation. He has been in counseling roles at camps for many years alongside churches.  From this experience he has pioneered the CM work/study camp, birthed from a passion to see young men discipled. He is responsible for building and maintaining the 145 acre mountain top property. He oversees and attends all summer camps and monk retreats. Melissa enjoys doing monthly Abbey retreats for women and students and volunteers in all administrative aspects of the ministry. Together they enjoy leading the marriage and parenting retreats and raising their 4 children to know the ways of the Lord.


Ashtyn and Bella Stock

Ashtyn has been attending retreats for the past 10 years and has entered into an Administrative Assistant to the ministry.  She comes alongside the various task set ups for weekend retreats and prepares the mailouts and database.  Bella is right behind her with 9 years of experience with retreats and specializes in the design and creating a warm environment for those attending.

John and Nikki Beach

John and Nikki moved from Georgia to Tennessee in 2013.  Coming from years of growing couples' faith by journeying through life with them, they have come alongside to journey and serve with Castle Ministries.  From marriage and parenting sessions to the monk and abbey retreats, they have partaken in all areas of life and recently moved to the Tudor Lodge.  John and Nikki have 3 children and have a deep love for the Word and community.  


Abby and Ella Beach

Both of the Beach girls have been leading worship at Castle since they were in the 6th grade!  They come alongside CM in leading small groups, being a camp runner, and are always down for leading a group game!

Adelyn and Silas Stock

Adelyn and Silas are filling important roles to keep youthfulness at CM!  Adelyn adds an artistic touch and innovation to all she puts her hand on.  She is also moving into leading worship at Castle and helping with Mother/Daughter retreats.  Silas is the right hand man that we have needed for so long!

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