Our Pastor

Perry Muse is the Pastor of  Brentwood First Presbyterian Church’s in addition to being a full time hospice chaplain serving middle Tennessee through the WillowBrook Hospice.



  • Born in Kentucky and raised in Chattanooga, he had a calling at a young age into the ministry.
  • 1979:  Received a B.A. with majors in Religious Studies and Psychology
  • 1984:  Earned a Master of Divinity and ordained as a Cumberland Presbyterian Minister
  • 1984-2001:  Full time pastor, serving the C. P. Church at congregations in Springfield, TN, Birmingham, AL, and Murfreesboro, TN.
  • 1995:  Co-Chair of the Missions Committee of the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
  • 2002 -2005:  Part time, bi-vocational pastor of the Rockvale C. P. Church
  • 2006 -2010:  Served the Northminster PCUSA in Murfreesboro
  • Council President of an urban ministry
  • Council President & Vice-President for PSF campus ministry at MTSU
  • Moderator of Birmingham and Murfreesboro Presbyteries
  • Worked with Habitat for Humanity
  • Director, counselor, etc., at summer church camps for about 12 years.
  • Served about 16 years on Committees on Ministry in Nashville Presbytery, (Chair) Grace Presbytery -Birmingham, and (Chair) Murfreesboro Presbytery.
  • Chair of the Grace Presbytery Committee on Theology & Social Concerns where we produced a video on environmental education.

Brentwood First Presbyterian Church
1301 Franklin Rd
Brentwood, TN 37027-6821

            Pastor Perry Muse