Who We Are

Brook Hills Singles 20s/30s is a community of young adults who live life together, encouraging one another to know, love and serve Jesus Christ. We do this through corporate Worship Gatherings, 20s/30s Community Gatherings, and Small Groups.


What We Do

Corporate Worship Gatherings
Every Sunday at 8:00am, 9:30am, and 11:00am our church gathers for worship together. If you are new or want to meet some new friends to attend worship gatherings with, stop by the Singles 20s/30s kiosk and meet some of our team who would be happy to help you get connected!

Community Gatherings
Every 4-6 weeks, we get together as a Singles 20s/30s community to worship, serve, and hang out with each other. These are great opportunities to meet other young professionals in Birmingham and there’s usually an opportunity to meet some of our Small Group Leaders too.

Small Groups
Our end game is to help you find a small group because we believe this is where real relationships and life change happen. In a small group, you will meet together weekly to hangout, study the Bible, pray for each other, share meals together, and serve our city and the world. Click here to be taken to our small group finder.


How to Connect

The best way to stay up-to-date on all that is happening is to Follow & Like us on Social Media by clicking any of the icons below.

 

Staff

Nathan Farrow

Nathan Farrow

Young Adult and Pastoral Care Minister
Ashley Chesnut

Ashley Chesnut

Associate Young Adult Minister
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	<strong>Ministry Role & Responsibility:</strong> My role at Brook Hills can be categorized into two buckets: Young Adult Ministry and Pastoral Care. On the Young Adult side of ministry, I pastor and oversee ministry strategy for young adults, including Singles 20s/30s, Young Couples, and Families with Preschoolers. Additionally, I work with our Men’s Ministry and leadership teams providing oversight and assistance as needed.<br />
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	On the pastoral care side of ministry, I have the privilege of praying for members, teaching, encouraging, providing care, and equipping others to do the same through all of life’s joys and sorrows whether that be funerals, weddings, hospital visits, or other crisis care needs. My hope is that, by God’s grace, we will be a church that holds firmly to the truth of the gospel and the promise that no matter what we celebrate or suffer through, Jesus is better and Jesus is enough.
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	<strong>About Me: </strong>I was born in Selma, have lived in five states, but consider Birmingham home. My wife, Rachel, and I have been married since 2015 and we have a daughter named Lila and a son named Elijah. I enjoy woodworking, landscaping, and playing basketball or disc golf in my free time. I also love road tripping with my family and making them relive the 90s via Spotify playlists.
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	<strong>On Staff & Member Of Brook Hills Since:</strong> June 2015
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	<strong>Favorite Scripture:</strong>
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		"I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the LORD." – Psalm 40:1-3
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	<strong>Interesting Fact:</strong> I have never seen ANY Star Wars movie. At this point it feels too late to start.
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	<strong>Ministry Role & Responsibility: </strong>As the Associate Young Adult Minister, I counsel young women, coordinate singles ministry events, and equip Small Group Leaders of singles, young married, and beginning families small groups. I also oversee our church's Small Group Guides, serve on our Women's Leadership Team, and advocate for abuse survivors as part of our church's Caring Well Team.
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	<strong>About Me:</strong> I grew up in Georgia as the child of a college minister and, at an early age, sensed God calling me to ministry, making the decision to go to seminary while I was still in elementary school. Attending Beeson Divinity School brought me to Birmingham, and Brook Hills was the first church I visited when I moved here. I began serving in college ministry while in seminary, and an internship with BH's College Ministry in 2010 led to a part-time job at the church then a full-time job after I graduated. I've worn many hats during my time at Brook Hills, but I thoroughly enjoy working with the single women in our church. 
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	Along the way, I went back to school and earned a Certificate of Biblical Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and in August 2021, I have a book coming out with B&H Publishing called "It's Not Just You: Freeing Women to Talk About Sexual Sin and Fight It Well."
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	While I have a passion for discipling young women, I also love this city, am a Birmingham Instagrammer and foodie (<a href="https://www.instagram.com/downintheham/">@downintheham</a>), and have published several children's books and coloring books about Birmingham. When I'm not at the church or meeting with girls, you can probably find me at the farmer's market or trying some new local restaurant. 
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	<strong>On Staff Since:</strong> March 2011
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	<strong>Member Of Brook Hills Since: </strong>2011
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		"You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD God is an everlasting rock." – Isaiah 26:3-4
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	<strong>Interesting Fact:</strong> I can look at a chicken and tell how many eggs it has laid. I even won a national contest for this in 2003.
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