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Charles Simmons

Charles H. Simmons



What do you do to relax?
Chart Songs, Play Keyboard, Golf or Fish.


What are you reading right now?
Various books of the Bible.


What do you appreciate most about the people of Cedar Grove Church?
Friendliness and genuine concern for others.


What quotes have you found most meaningful in life?
It’s okay to give out, but never give up.


Why should an individual who has not been to CGC come visit?
Always feel welcome and a spirit of freedom and liberty prevails.


What music are you currently listening to?
Praise & Worship, Urban/Neo-Gospel and some Traditional Gospel.


What websites do you visit daily?
Bible Gateway and DNJ.com


Where do you hope to be spiritually in the next year?
Walking closer with God and equipped to Pastor if called.


Your Family
Married to Joan Scales Simmons (35 years as of June11, 2013), 3 children –Maureen, Terri, and Charles W.; 3 grandchildren-Gabrielle, Laila, and Brianna (Maureen and David’s)


Your Education
B.S. and post-grad in Economics from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.


Favorite Books
No preference; aside from the Bible all are work related at this point (One Minute Manager, Great by Choice, Linchpin, etc.).


Favorite Movies  
One flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Friday and most movies with Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, etc.


Favorite Places
New Orleans, Memphis and Atlanta.


Favorite Scripture

John 10:10, Psalm 34:19, Psalm 37:25 and Ephesians 6:8