Andrew Rup

Andrew Rup

Andrew and his family have served Smoky Mountain Christian Church since May, 2014.  Andrew answered the call to vocational ministry after a successful career in the restaurant industry.  He has previously served as a youth minister and family minister.  Andrew’s heart beats for God and for the family, and he believes the church and family should partner together to foster community and growth.

Andrew and his wife, JoAnn, have 3 children:  Logan, Carter, and Bethany.  They enjoy spending time together, binge watching Downton Abbey, and hiking in the  Smoky Mountains.  They  are both graduates of Johnson University, and enjoy serving as a ministry team.   Andrew is the 4th Lead Minister of Smoky Mountain Christian Church, and JoAnn serves as a key volunteer in the Smoky Mountain Kidz Ministry.

Youth Minister
Joel Greenwood