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Recovery at Clay Street, an outreach of First Baptist Church in Kingsport Tennessee is a Christ-centered ministry designed to help those struggling with hurts, habits and hang-ups. This program provides a non-judgmental fellowship for support, where all individuals are accepted and affirmed.  Childcare is provided for children 6 months of age through middle school.

Recovery at Clay Street is a ministry based on God’s Word that uses proven recovery principles based on biblical teaching.

We believe that Jesus Christ is the only higher power that can help you break free of the hurt, habit, or hang-ups that are impacting your life.

Meet our ministry leader

Jack Carpenter

Recovery At Clay Street Ministry Leader

Jack grew up in East Tennessee. He is attending the Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University for his Bachelors Degree of Business Leadership. He is passionate about recovery, having been through the process himself. He is excited to lead our recovery ministry and share the Love of Jesus Christ. He received his ordination from United Christian Ministries in Cleveland Tennessee. Jack is Married to Molly Carpenter and they have two children, Abby and Brody. They reside in Kingsport, Tennessee.