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Meet our Staff

Here at Vaughn Hill we love our staff, because they are passionate about God's work...

Brian Magnuson - Preaching Minister


Brian started working with the Vaughn Hill church on March 1, 2015.  He and Carol were married in May of 2023, and have 5 children. Brian attended Lipscomb University and Harding Graduate School.   His passions are preaching, evangelism, spending time with his family, and watching reruns of the Andy Griffith Show.  He enjoys Cardinals baseball, Mexican food, and anything having to do with John Wayne.


Favorite Verse - 

 "Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his immense patience as an example for those who would believe in him and receive eternal life."  

1 Timothy 1:15-16 (NIV)

Favorite Superhero - Bugs Bunny

Favorite Ice Cream - Moose Tracks

Andrew Owens - Youth & Family Minister


Andrew has been with us since Jan 1, 2011.  He is married to Lydia and together they have 4 wonderful kids Lyllian, Ava, Zoey, and Samuel.  Andrew grew up in Huntsville, Alabama and went to college at Lipscomb University, where he majored in Youth Ministry.  He loves watching movies, reading, anything with superheroes or star wars, and playing with his kids.


Favorite Verse - 

 "So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. 35 Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples."  

John 13:34-35 (NLT)

Favorite Superhero - Spiderman

Favorite Ice Cream - Strawberry Banana 

Laura Cloninger - Administrative Assisstant


Laura Cloninger joined the Vaughn Hill staff as Administrative Assistant in July 2021.  She and her husband Jeff are the proud parents of their daughter Emily and two grown children, Karlie and Sean. Laura enjoys being an active part of the Vaughn Hill family and participates in many groups and activities here at church, but her favorite thing is that she can serve her church family and show others the love of Jesus daily working in the office.



Favorite Verse - 

 "Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own."  

Matthew 6:34

Favorite Superhero - Ironman

Favorite Ice Cream - Vanilla with Chocolate Hershey Syrup (Just like my Dad)

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