About Us

Our Heart For Serving Rutherford County

Redeemer‘s Mission

We want everyone at Redeemer to do 3 things:

To Worship the Redeemer: With excellence and passion, we are striving to worship God in spirit and in truth.

To Build His Church: Through authentic relationship in the context of life on life discipleship and real community, we desire to build each other up in Christ.

To Reach Murfreesboro and Rutherford County: By loving and respectfully serving our city, friends, and neighbors, we desire to reach out with the grace and peace of Christ.

Redeemer‘s Story

From Living Room To Now

Redeemer Church Murfreesboro is a church plant of the Nashville Presbytery PCA that began meeting in the home of Rev. Paul Boyd in February of 2013 for Bible study and fellowship with 11 people.  In March the group moved to the YMCA in Murfreesboro and in September the Bible study grew into a worship service twice a month with around 50 people.

Now we are meeting every Sunday morning at 10am for worship at Barfield Elementary School in Murfreesboro, during the week for discipleship groups, and focusing on reaching out to friends and neighbors all the time. Redeemer consists of a group of families, singles, and students who are growing into a loving community for Rutherford County. Redeemer has grown from a group of 11 gathered with a big heart and vision to a church community of over 150 real people from many different backgrounds with the hopes to plant another church soon!

Redeemer‘s Leadership

Paul Boyd

Lead Pastor


Pastor Paul Boyd and his wife Rachel have 3 boys: Drew, Josh, and Jake. Paul grew up in the Atlanta area where he graduated from the University of West Georgia. He eventually graduated from Covenant Theological Seminary and then served college students with RUF for 11 years in Jacksonville, FL and MTSU. Paul likes good coffee, fancy Nashville food, and college football "War Eagle"!!

Derek Volkmann

Worship Leader


Derek is a native of Missouri and has lead worship most of his life, even as a teenager he was involved in worship at his home church.  Derek is currently a grad student at MTSU pursuing more education in music, which he loves!  Contact Derek if you are interested in music and serving with alongside the worship team.

Katie Schmeltzer

Children's Director


Katie is a mom, wife, and realtor in Rutherford County.  She graciously leads our children's ministry and volunteers her precious time to serve Redeemer.  We are so thankful for an amazing mom and woman who gives so much to Redeemer and to our kids!  Contact Katie if you are interested in serving in Redeemer's Children's Ministry.

Jennifer Voight

Administrative Assistant

Ben Whisenant

Student Ministry Director


Ben and his wonderful wife Katie serve our Middle school and High school student ministry (RSM-Redeemer Student Ministry).  They are both Tennessean's and love being in Murfreesboro!  Ben and Katie disciple students and help equip families to better disciple their children.  Ben and Katie are super fun and engage our students so well.  Contact Ben if you are interested in serving students and families at Redeemer.