Jim (Chef) & Courtney Van Dyke

Jim (Chef) and Courtney Van Dyke are team leaders for our 2nd-3rd graders (Purple Pandas) at REACH.
Jim has been a part of REACH from the very beginning in 2005. He graduated from Freed-Hardeman University in 2011 and completed his master's degree in American History from American Military University in 2014. He teaches our "Teens & 20's" Bible class on Sunday mornings. He is one of our song leaders on Sunday mornings and is the head cook at overnight camp. He also designs our t-shirts for camp and Bible Bowl. He likes to fish, travel all over the U.S. and play board games. He teaches American History and A.P. European History at Gallatin High School. He and Courtney married Oct. 3, 2020.
Courtney is a graduate of Harding University. She has grown up in our REACH program and is involved in most all the events and activities including camps and mission trips. She teaches 1st grade at H.B. Williams Elementary School.