Meet Tavner and Danielle

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A little bit about us.

Tavner and Danielle are dedicated to encouraging people to live to their fullest potential. They have a deep passion for God, and want people to get to know God for who He really is – a father who loves them right where they are, and has an amazing plan for their lives!

In 2003, while attending North Greenville University, Tavner and Danielle met, and were married the following year.  At that time, Tavner worked as a youth pastor at a church in Greenville, South Carolina, as well as traveled around the U.S. as a youth speaker, ministering at schools, conferences, and concerts.

In 2008, Tavner became the Executive Student Pastor at Redemption World Outreach Center in Greenville, South Carolina.  There, he became the understudy to one of the most successful pastors in the nation, Pastor Ron Carpenter Jr. During this time, Tavner and Danielle founded Unite Ministries which focused on bringing churches together in the state of South Carolina.  God developed Unite into one of the largest monthly youth services in America, with over 3,000 students from all walks of life, and many denominations, gathering with the sole purpose of putting their denominational differences aside, and lifting up Jesus together!

In 2012, God called Tavner and Danielle to start Venue Church, in Chattanooga, TN. They have a love for the people, and the future, of this city. Tavner and Danielle and their three children are excited to be in Chattanooga, and can’t wait to see what God has in store for this city they love.

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