May 19, 2020


Pastor - Tom FranklinTom Franklin

Tom is a native of Austin, Texas and a graduate of Birmingham Southern College (BS in Business Management) and Covenant Theological Seminary (M.Div). After seminary he moved back to Birmingham to serve as a Campus Minister with RUF (Reformed University Fellowship) at Birmingham Southern. He also met Kristin, a native of Huntsville, AL and they were married in 2006. Tom served with RUF at BSC for 13 years (2005-2018) and they accepted a call to plant a new church in Homewood, AL. Tom and Kristin have three children, Thomas, Lila, and Andrew. His interests include: being outside, golf, good food and drink, reading, and spending time with his family.

Josh VignuelleJosh Vignuelle
Worship Director

Josh is a masterful musician dedicated to developing other artists in their craft! He
teaches multiple instruments, and helps us craft cross-cultural worship. Josh desires to cross cultural bridges to love, serve, and inspire artists in Birmingham.

Lizette CrossonLizette Crosson
Administrative Assistant

Lizette has lived all over the country and does not exactly know where she “grew up” and so when her husband finished his schooling and was offered a job in Birmingham in 2017, the idea of settling down and planting roots is exciting! She and her husband, Jason, met in college at Troy University and were married in 2005. They have four children, Dusty, Trevor, Reeves and Adelae. Lizette loves mountains, hiking & climbing, any kind of boating, and coffee!

Beth McCoun
Director of Children’s Ministry

Beth is grateful for the opportunity to be at Homewood Community Church! She grew up in Texas but moved to Alabama as a college student.  She loves Pilates and connecting with people and looks forward to knowing and loving the families of HCC.

Brecca Powers
Director of Children’s Operations

Brecca graduated from Samford University in 2003 and has lived in Homewood ever since. She has been a part of HCC since day one and is passionate about sharing Jesus with children and families. She is married to Hank and they have five children: Adair, Emalyn, Myla Grant, Gibson and Cortland. Brecca enjoys spending time with her family and friends, long walks with a good podcast, organizing and reading.

Maggie McAtee
Youth Coordinator

Maggie moved to Birmingham in 2019 after finishing nursing school at Auburn University. She grew up in Memphis, TN where the BBQ really is best. After many years of helping out with various youth groups, Maggie knew she always wanted to have a role in youth ministry. She is excited to be a part of the HCC family. Maggie loves long walks, playing board games, trying new Homewood places, and drinking Sonic Cherry Limeades.


Kyle Bowman
Youth Leader

Kyle was born in Forth Worth, TX. He moved to Birmingham in 2018 to attend Samford University where he met his fiancée, Anne-Thomas. They both graduated from Samford in April 2022. Kyle is currently pursuing a Masters of Accountancy at Samford. In his free time, Kyle enjoys running, reading, photography, pickleball, and hanging out with friends.